Janet’s Mom “Out of the Box” Quilt

Janet pattern tested for my Out of the Box quilt over a year ago with this wonderful quilt for her daughter using her old dresses. This time around she used…

Fat Quarter Quick Quilt #1

I’m trying to use my not so favorite fabric, mostly fat quarters in quilts that can be donated. At the same time, I’m practicing designs. This one will be a…

JoAnn’s Bear Claw

JoAnn contacted me to quilt an heirloom top that her included blocks her grandmother hand pieced. JoAnn added sashing to join the blocks with plans to hand it down to…

Birthday Charms – Floating Pinwheel Quilt

Our guild has had a birthday charm exchange of sorts the past couple of years. If you signed up you stated the type of fabric you wanted, I choose “brights.”…

Hexagons, Row by Row, Panel Quilts, Postcards, Binding and T-shirt Quilts – August Students

Nita and Rita working with hexagons… A row by row as part of our guild by Marcia. This is so fun! Dianne and Terri’s panel projects. Dianne’s will become a…

Practicing a New Design on Winnie the Pooh

When Grace spent her play day with me, quilting was the main focus. Mainly her super secret quilt that she is making. She did however want to move from the…

Quick Floating Pinwheel Quilt Tutorial

You can make this quilt as small or as large as you want, scrappy or controlled. I used 5″ squares (a charm pack would be perfect for this) from a…

Crocheting a Rug, Pattern Planning and a Flannel Quilt

Making another crocheted rug with selvage edges and narrow strips in preparation for a guild presentation. Planning a new pattern though what I think will be the final result is very…

Birds in the Window 2 by Traci

Traci’s first Birds in the Window quilt is here and the quilting showcased the quilt pattern and fabric. This second one is a great use of a scenic fabric, adding…

Fidget Quilts, Meet the Iron Lady and Quilt Prep – Donation Sew-in for August

Lana and Johna finished their fidget quilts. Here are close-ups of some of the details. I love finding a use for fabrics that would not be used otherwise. Marla doesn’t…

Vacation, Hannibal Quilt Shop, Weaving, Scraps and 4 Great Boys

We vacationed/camped last week outside of Hannibal Missouri with my daughter, husband and 4 boys, Colson 11, Caiden 9, Christian 7 and Camden 13. Small town but lots of visitors…

In The Hoop Embroidery Projects

This may be “cheating” sewing but I enjoy it and some projects are just worth the effort. I made this “Flying to Pieces” zipper pouch by Kimberbell  a while ago…

Cheerful Scrap Quilt By Virginia

This wonderful colorful scrap quilt was made by Virginia. I used the pantograph Deju Vu by Urban Elementz for the pattern. I love the mix of spiral with feathers. Here…

Pyramid Pouches, Frixon Whoops and Camping Projects

Not too much sewing this week. I did prepare my supplies to make pyramid pouches for mini retreat at our sewing club. This was quick and easy and cute. Grace…

Grace, Winnie the Pooh, Quilting Flowers,Mine Craft and a PJ Play Day

Last year I found out that my granddaughter, Grace, thought that the best days were the days she got to stay in her pajamas and play. I thought that sounded…

Libby’s First Quilted Quilt

Libby came to class to learn how to quilt her own quilts. She took home a ruler, some tips and returned with a completed quilt to show off. The quilt…