This is a piece I made in the early 2000's. I didn't document it with a label. It is from a pattern by Betty Alderman. I used white sateen for the background, and more of my ombre sateen stash for the sashing. It is bound with an interesting batik stripe. The colors are a little … Continue reading Nursery Rhymes Crayon Quilt
I'm joining in on the Blogger's Quilt Festival, hosted by Amy at Amy's Creative Side. Since I haven't finished anything new this week, I'm going to share one of my favorite creations, from 2005. This was an experimental quilt for me. I was inspired by an episode of Simply Quilts that demonstrated using fusible bias … Continue reading Blogger’s Quilt Festival – Lady Lily
Whew. School is back in session, and my son is busily filling up my afternoons with Mom-Taxi jobs. Gymnastics, parkour, and Drum lessons were attended, along with the always exciting "Back to School Night". In addition, my husband was on a business trip, so I drove to the airport twice. With all of that going … Continue reading What a busy week!
The fantastic organizers of the 2016 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop offered us the opportunity to join in on a block design challenge. Thank you so much Yvonne at Quilting Jetgirl, Stephanie at Late Night Quilter, and Cheryl at Meadow Mist Designs. I signed up right away, thinking it would be a piece of cake. … Continue reading Cloud 9 New Block Blog Hop
I have finished my first 24 blocks, only 76 to go! I'm actually up to date as of today, with no blocks prepared ahead of time. I try to do them one day ahead, because I cannot handle the stress of not having it finished at night and rushing to throw something together. This project … Continue reading #100Days100Blocks – Part II
During my participation in the 2016 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop I connected with some great quilters. Janice from Color, Creating and Quilting and Jen from A Dream and A Stitch are hosting a Shadow Block Mini Quilt-along. I decided to jump in, because I only have five or six quilts I'm currently working on. … Continue reading Forest in Shadows Mini and Giveaway
What originally looked like just a few hours of piecing ended taking me several days. For some reason, life just declines to cooperate with my plans. My sons were kind enough to stand on the patio wall so I could get a photo of the entire top. I love how the color changes with the … Continue reading Snowflake Shimmer – Top done!