For those of you that asked, here is a photo of the completed quilt hanging up at Gotham Quilts in New York City. It is hanging from the railing in front of the classroom, also known as the room where I frantically bind quilts sometimes. It is suspended over the APQS Lenni machine. I quilt … Continue reading Skyline – Finished and Hanging
Sometimes I make time in my schedule to make shop samples. I'm a big fan of sewing with other people's fabric, especially when it is chosen by someone with such an eye for color. Andrea and Ivete at Gotham put together amazing quilts. I'm constantly amazed at how my decision to take a class last … Continue reading Skyline for Gotham Quilts
Bust some scraps and make some adorable cards for your loved ones.
Are you looking for the perfect holiday project? I'm part of a group of crafters on Facebook, and we have a great group of holiday projects for you this year. Kimberly at Sweet Red Poppy has this fantastic Advent Calendar Susan at Super Mom, No Cape has a bunch of fun projects A Prarie Point … Continue reading Holiday Projects Around the Web
I decided to make a pillow to continue my experiment mixing non-traditional fabrics in my piecing. This time I used quilter's cottons, minky, faux fur, and leather. This is a Dog in a Sweater from Elizabeth Hartman of Oh, Franson. Leather is by far the most difficult to piece with. I can't pin it perpendicular … Continue reading Another Dog in a Sweater
My friend Heather and I did a craft swap this year. She made me these amazing fingerless gloves, because my hands get cold when I hand stitch or use the computer. This isn't a great photo - they are a fabulous purple color. I made her this tea cozy. … Continue reading Tea Cozy for Heather
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