October’s Donation Sew-in-String Quilts, Project Linus, and Fidget Quilts

I’m a little late. Especially since it’s time for another sew-in on Friday this week. Marcia’s cheery Project Linus quilt: Lana and Johna working on fidget quilts: The string quilt,…

Half Square Triangles

Most of this week was trimming 2 1/2 inch HST (288 but who is counting), resulting in this: What is so satisfying about all the trimmings? Do you feel the…

A Fairy Frost Finish by Grace – Sewing with Children

This came up in my Facebook page this week (more about this here): Her sewing was amazing 3 years ago at 4, but she has moved from strip piecing to…

Half Square Triangles (HST) in Miniature

A layer cake: Became this quilt and pattern: With the leftovers used for this quilt: And the smaller leftovers used for this: This is 26″ square and the half square…

Quilts and Zippered Bags and Tea Coasters and Cord Keepers and Hexagons and Bags and Mini Book Covers and Sourdough Oh My

I’ve had a few days in the past couple of weeks to work on small projects for various reasons. These quilts were delivered to a local nursing home. They’ve been…

October Student Highlights

Terri and Grace are best buds. Terri is good at talking through her process with Grace which Grace loves: Marcia’s guild challenge quilt on the wall: Marcia and Nita working:…

Pattern, Panel, Project Camping Piecing

We camped last week. And as usual I brought far more than I could get done. Even with rain keeping us inside. I was working on a pattern, and while…

Cat on the Bookshelf, Warping the Loom, Pattern Fail and Campground Set-up – Last Week and Today

Spent some more time Traci’s Bookshelf quilt. Love how she placed this cat panel. Taught this cutie how to warp her loom. Yes, she has her own so when she…

Tie Dye Shirts and Sneakers

Yes, this is a quilting and sewing site…. But you’ll have to extend grace to this happy grandma as I tell stories of my grandkids from time to time, even…

In the Round-Half Square Triangle Finish

This quilt… …is made from the leftovers of this flying geese quilt. The pattern for the above quilt, includes the pattern for this one as a bonus. This shows the…

Autograph/Prayer Quilt, Playing with Paper Pieces and Quilting Woodgrain

My sewing took a different direction as I am fast and furiously piecing an autograph/prayer quilt to be dropped off and signed while I am on vacation. Simple and quick…

Half Log Cabin Quilt by Traci

I love the look of dimension in this quilt. Traci said it was made making 1/2 a log cabin block. Such a simple idea to make something wonderful and different.…

Six Fat Quarter Quick Quilt Tutorial

Two of the quilts I made using this method are here and  here. The quilt is 37″x  46″  when completed. Note this is a photo heavy post. Fabric and Cutting…

Flannel “Tween” Quilt, Quilting Dog Bones, Crochet and Play Dates with Grace

Not much has been happening in my studio for a few weeks. A mini vacation, busy work schedule and bad back has kept me from my studio until recently…. This…

Flying Geese Love – Migrating Geese Quilt Pattern

I love flying geese… And I used a layer cake… To make this quilt… The quilt is 47″ x 64″ and uses a layer cake and 2 1/2 yards of…

Six FQ, Sashing Fabric and a Fat Quarter Quick Quilt # 2

Number one of this quilt is here. I am working on a tutorial and because I tend to cut, sew and redo and then think about the steps, I usually…