Susan’s Quilt

This is a simple but cute quilt that Susan made for her daughter-in-law and soon to be new  grand-baby. Straight line quilting is fairly easy with a ruler when you…

Birds in the Air #Twilter Swap

I participated in a birds in the air block swap to celebrate a novel by Frances of Off-Kilter Quilt. Everyone made an extra block for Frances. I made 41 blocks…

Student Progress – April 2017

There were only a couple of classes this month since I was off my feet, but there’s been a lot of progress. Here are a few photos: Marcia working on…

Quilting Guild Donations and Doll Quilts

Our local guild supports a local agency in our town that provides food and assistance  as well as gifts at Christmas time to families in need. In fact we have…

Leaves, Meandering Squares, Weaving and Mini HST

I quilted large leaves on this donation quilt. They show up really well on the back. I finished quilting 2 quilts for Traci using a square in a square meandering…

Bricks and Mortar Quilt

I finished this quilt almost 3 years ago. Let’s just say I’m a little behind in my documentation.   It was the inspiration for this quilt pattern: Here is a…

Southwood Stitcher’s – April

There were 6 of us on Friday, though I was kept pretty busy hopping around so I didn’t get any sewing done. Lana finished piecing her Project Linus quilt and…

Diamond Braided Quilted, Quilting Leaves and Playing with Mini HST

I finished this for Traci, more on it later. Love her quilts. Quilting leaves on a small lap quilt. And started playing with a layout for my leftover hst. Looks…

Winter Wonderland Update

I am sure I am not alone when working on a project that you get to a point where you have to get everything out and up to see what…

Checkerboard Donation Quilt

A simple quilt using leftover 2 1/2 inch squares. I quilted it with simple wavy lines. I found some checked fabric in my gifted bag of scraps that was large…

More Straight Lines, Swirls, Cards, Machine and Hand Embroidery, Pinwheels and 9 Patches – Week in Review

Still working on this quilt for Traci. Made this card (you can see all my mishaps…. To go with 4 of these In The Hoop Mug Rugs for the women…

Sewing with Children – Keep it Simple and It’s Not Always About the Sewing

No needle was touched in this post only fabric, cutting and fun. Grace has a classmate that is in and out of the hospital and took notice that she and…

Mini Charm/Postage Stamp Around the World Quilt Exchange

Several years ago, (Charms in all sizes) I exchanged 100’s of 1 1/2 squares with other quilts.  I added many many more for a total of 2457 squares. I played…

Quilting Straight Lines, Baby Card and More Embroidery

This baby quilt went on and off the long arm this week. Next in line is this one. This will take a while. For a baby shower, this card, And…

Hot Mess Quilt – Row by Row Challenge Using Leftovers

I participated in a row by row challenge with my quilt guild and finished up this quilt. The bag still has a lot of off pieces left but not enough…

Barbados Bag by Pink Sand Beach Designs

I collected some Japanese Taupe fabrics years ago with the idea I would make a purse.  While on vacation last summer I found this pattern – Barbados Bag by Pink Sand…