And it only took 12,000 fabric squares to do it. The Riley Blake Spring 2017 Fabric Challenge is finished and I cannot begin to tell you how relieved I am. When I set out to make this challenge quilt I had a different design in mind. As I began telling Tim about my design idea,… Continue reading I said, “rrrROCK STARrrr!” Quilt
to slip, slide, fall flat
A glimmer of hope in an otherwise dreary winter
Finally! I can finally write about this quilt for Tim's Auntie, Delphine Love. Way back in February, when Tim's mom was in the hospital, her health was failing and so we gathered around her bedside. Tim, his brother Bob, sister Maggie, sister Annemarie and Tim's dad, along with Auntie and I, did what we could… Continue reading Aunt Delphine
Well, the past few months have been crazy busy! A quilt show, a graduation quilt, a wedding quilt , my first lone star quilt, and my first long distance quilt buddy Supernova Block Swap exchange. I will blog about the eight pointed star today. First, the graduation quilt was for my niece, Abby, who l-0-v-e-s pink… Continue reading Summer and Supernova Friendship Block
This quilt was so much fun to put together! It was gifted to my niece as a wedding present. This pattern works so well with your scrap piles. I have used it a few times since and continues to be one of my favorite patterns. Cross Block pattern by Ellison Lane. Needed a quick quilt… Continue reading Cross Block Quilt Pattern:Across the Sea Quilt Along!
My first blog. No biggie. JUST a blog. I've been a reader of blogs for some time now. Been curious about writing a blog but I wade the waters of technology slowly; easing my way into the deep end. I love to sew. I love to quilt. I find that making something handmade for someone… Continue reading First time for everything!