Asian Flower Garden

The 2nd Quarter Finish-A-Long is starting and this is one project I hope to get done in the next 3 months. I started it last year with the intent of…

Multi-Tasking

I have more than one machine. Each one has a specific purpose. I remember when I had a very basic sewing machine and I thought having a serger would be…

Grandmother to be Shower

I attended my first ever “Grandmother to Be” shower today at work. All the grandmothers were asked to bring pictures of their grandchildren and items every grandmother should have in…

Last of the 1st Quarter FAL Completed

My bed quilt is finished! I had to stand on a chair to get the entire quilt in. It is not as large as I hoped but it covers the…

Quilting Community

I discovered the online quilting community a year and a half ago. It started with this: Someone suggested I purchase an iPod to store my music for listening in the car. I…

Time to Bind

Quilting is done!!!! Time to bind. After a couple of days of sitting like this, I realized that I want to be done. The quilt is for our bed. I…

The Black Sheep

I have a friend (Mary the “lamb lover”) who collects sheep in all forms.When I saw the fabric, I knew I needed to buy some though at the time I…

No More Excuses

As you have read, I am not thrilled by the quilting I am doing on my bed quilt. It will look really good when it is complete, I am just…

National Quilt Day Celebration

I took advantage of a sale a local quilt shop (Prairie Point Quilt Shop) was having in celebration of National Quilt Day. I had specific things on my lists, though…

Spring Fling

I started this last year. It was supposed to be a couple of book covers (a kit). I decided the fabric needed to be a quilt when it grew up…

Hexagons Finished???

My first attempt at hexagons, spurred on by the Attack of the Hexies. It became a part of the 2012 FAL over here.  While I can appreciate the process and I like…

Mistake or a New Design Element?

This: Became this: Because of this: Instead of this: There have been times when the amount of my backing is very close to the size of the top and I…

Sidetracked

On Friday I finished quilting my hexagon challenge project so I could bind it this weekend. I was so excited about getting the quilting done, I worked to finish the…

Ready to Bind

Tomorrow’s Project Quilted and ready to bind. So what is on your list for tomorrow? Enjoy the journey, Jackie

Hexagon Update

I am closing in on my hexagon project started over here. This has been a challenge that I started with machine quilting that I was determined to conquer. This is also one…

Leaders and Enders

 Katie over at “Katie’s Quilting Corner” talked about piecing a quilt using leaders and enders. Leaders and enders are those scraps of fabric you use to put in your machine…