Doll Quilt Story Part 2

This story started over here. The half square triangles continued to grow: and grow… Until finally there was enough to play with a layout: Neat little rows to make rolling hills…

Too Young to Sew?

This is my granddaughter at 18 months. My sewing studio is in the basement so it is not often anyone is down there with me other than students. This is…

Doll Quilt Story

Once upon a time there was a woman with left over fabrics from a doll quilt she made for a friend a long long time ago. This woman then heard about…

Gifts in My Mailbox

This is what I came home to earlier this week: I participated in Rhonda’s 2012 Follow-a-Long, finishing 3 projects for the first quarter over here and my name was drawn…

Saying Good-bye

This blog is about quilting and other sewing crafts with a little of the personal me thrown in from time to time. Today is a day of me. Yesterday I…

Spring Quilting

Finish-a-Long 2nd Quarter Projects or what I hope to finish in the next 3 months. 30’s Doll quilt (from scraps) 30’s Strip Quilt (from strip scraps) Laurryn’s Baby Quilt- a…

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…