Whoops!

Does this look familiar? Does this happen to you? 🙁 Why is it, no matter how hard I try to nor  how conscious I am of the back of the quilt…

BDSI Results

Elves have been working over time to finish this. This is just a glimpse of how it is quilted. It’s a gift and I don’t want to give away too much…

BDSI Day

Today is Boxing Day and I have joined in on the fun over at Quilting for the Rest of Us by Sandy. There is a “Boxing Day Sew In” going…

Stuffed Cathedral Windows

I love trying new things and this was an easy, no commitment way, to do cathedral windows. Plus, I get to showcase pretty fabric and use up scraps. They measure…

Pink & Purple

Pink, I am not a pink person. My daughter however is. Pink and purple are her favorite colors, always has been. At least for as long as we have known…

Christmas Gold

Another 2011 resolution completed. This was a kit I purchased a couple of years ago. I loved the colors and fabrics. The fabrics have a lot of gold in them which really…

No Greater Love

My husband’s mother was graciously taken care of by nuns that befriended her when she was a young woman. When his mother was no longer able to care for herself…

“Take 5” Bed Quilt Continues

Over here, I wrestled with the dilemma of how to quilt this. I actually tried a few different ideas, which meant I did some “unsewing” (the technical term for “ripping…

Christmas Ornaments

Last year I started the tradition of making a personalized ornament for each grandchild each year. I try to create something that is fitting for them for that particular year. Here…

Amazing Grace & Birthday Presents

Do you remember the story I told about Grace over here, and here a couple of weeks ago? She will be turning two soon. Hard to believe. Truly God’s amazing grace. I…

Cyber Monday

I am not a big shopper, I don’t like crowds and my Christmas shopping was done well before Thanksgiving. I have never gone Black Friday shopping and even if I…

NICU Quilt

You may remember me talking about Grace a couple of weeks ago over here. Well it is hard to believe she will be turning two in a few weeks. I…

A Child is Born Vertical

Last week I made a commissioned table runner for a co-worker. Pictures and details on what I used for the original version over here. Another co-worker asked if I could…

Thanksgiving Yo-Yo’s

Guess what I am doing today? We are spending the day at my son’s house for Thanksgiving. There will be a house full of football fans. Everyone but me. It…

Over the River and Through the Woods

I started this quilt over two years ago. I worked on the hand embroidery at work during lunch breaks when I could and collected cream and black fat quarters when…

Wool Gift Bags

Sandy over at “Quilting for the Rest of Us” provided a forum for listing your 2011 Quilting Resolutions. My major resolution was to work through the projects I already had…