Donation Sew-in February 2018

There were only 3 of us this month. That means I get to sew. The 3 of us were pretty focused. Bonnie is working on another veteran strip quilt. Marcia…

Binding, Design Wall Play, an Eagle Finish, and Long Arm Meandering

After quilting, I bound this guild donation quilt from a round robin exchange. Trying to come up with a simple table runner pattern using FQ for a rotary cutting class…

Hedgerow in Teal

I found this fat quarter bundle by Robert Kaufman several years ago and the large-scale design needed a  larger scale design so the prints wouldn’t get chopped up. I pulled…

Marcia’s Row by Row First Quilted Quilt

Marcia took the plunge and decided to try her hand at quilting a quilt. Here she is practicing. She did a great job especially when you consider it was her…

Strip Twist, Binding, Getting Ready to Long Arm and Weaving

I don’t know about you, but I love have more than one thing to work on. At various stages. To fit my moods. Design wall play with my Strip Twist…

Grace’s Crayon Apron

Our quilt guild had a FQ challenge with these fabrics: My unfinished projects are here.  Grace wanted to make something as well and she found an apron on Pinterest that…

Traci’s Eye Spy Quilt

Traci stopped by class to play on the design wall with this eye spy quilt. I took many close-ups to show how creative she was with her choices. Little animals…

Warping Placemats, Scrappy Flannel Quilt, Eagle on the Long Arm and Binding, Week in Review

Warping placements: Scrappy Flannel using left over blocks and rows from earlier quilts: Eagle window pane quilt on the long arm: Binding…. Do you skip around on projects as much…

Donation Quilts for Veterans, Project Linus, Nursing Home, Place mats and More for 2017

It’s easy to lose sight of all that can or does get done in a year so I thought I’d do a post on the different items that were made…

Rita’s Dog Quilt – Rusty

Rita plans to make a quilt for her bed. However before she did, she wanted to make one for her dog first. Because he likes to sleep on her bed.…

Quilting Animals, Strip Piecing Options, Flannel Donation, Treasured Quilt Rack

Pattern Testing and Animal Pantograph on the long arm: Played with layout options with a jelly roll and honey bun: My leader/ender is a donation flannel quilt using the leftovers from…

When it Doesn’t Have to be Perfect – Christmas Ornaments 2017

I started a tradition of making the grandkids ornaments each year in 2010.  Only I didn’t continue. Not because I didn’t want to.  But because I let my head get…

Christmas Bells, Woven Shawl, Thank You Card, Crooked Twist Quilt, and Temperature Quilt

I feel like I am almost back to normal (whatever normal is) and I was able to find some creative energy to work on a few things. Quilting bells on…

Barbara’s Projects, Pillowcases, Postcards, Pot Holders, Walker Totes and Wall Hangings

Barbara likes to work on smaller projects and gifts for others. She also doesn’t like to get her picture taken (and she takes great photos) so it is hard to…

Quilts for Roommates

We have a special needs daughter who lives not too far in an assisted living situation with a roommate. We recently bought Melissa new bedroom furniture so I thought it…

Annual String Game Christmas 2017

As reported in years past, 2014, 2015, and 2016 the String Game has become an annual event for the grandchildren. Grandpa has the hard part of watching movies with them while I…