Christmas in January

This is proof! This is not a sewing or quilting blog post, but it is note-worthy. For those that know me, you know I am not one to keep up…

Asian Bed Runner

FINISHED! It started over here and here and continued here. This is for my friend Kathy who takes many of my pictures. The ones that are really good and/or creative. I…

A Quick and Cute Project

I made this for a friend for her birthday. Once I figured out the pattern it went together really quickly. It is designed to be used with a charm pack,…

English Subtitles

I wasn’t sure how I was going to quilt this Asian bed runner for my friend. Then I thought that even though she has studied the Chinese language she might…

Quilt Plans

This is a continuation of the Asian bed runner I am making for a friend started over here. Pictured above the middle strip (which I pieced before I planned the…

Can I do it?

Rhonda at Quilter in the Gap is hosting a “2012 Finish-A-Long” each quarter to spur us on to finish up our UFO’s. I wasn’t going to participate because last year…

NYSI Day Pictures

I started the New Year by finally making a purse for myself on the NYSI (New Year Sew In) hosted by Darla over at the Scientific Quilter. Today, I will…

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…