Long Time in Blue

I have finally finished my Long Time Gone quilt.  (Pattern by Jen Kingwell.)  I do so enjoy the sew alongs with Gnome Angel, but now that I'm getting busier with client work it is more of a challenge to keep up. This pattern was quite a test, but my skills have been steadily improving over … Continue reading Long Time in Blue

Long Time Gone – Week 3, 4 & 5

I'm keeping up with Gnome Angel's sewalong.  I am hooked on these tiny pieces, and I love the way the blue blocks look together. Week 3 - Crosses of the UK Week 4 - Jacob's Ladder There were some tiny triangles left with this one, but they were too small for me and I tossed … Continue reading Long Time Gone – Week 3, 4 & 5

Long Time Gone – Week 2

I am participating in the Long Time Gone sew along, hosted by Angie at Gnome Angel.  We are making Jen Kingwell's pattern. This week we made a block called "Square in a Square Stars".  It was challenging, and generated 60 tiny HST units for me.  I was excited. Here is the main block.  I used … Continue reading Long Time Gone – Week 2

Long Time Gone – Week 1

I am joining Angie, from GnomeAngel in yet another stitch along.  Because two at a time isn't enough.  (The others are 52 Weeks with the Quilter's Planner and the Garden Snails Slow Along.) This time we are making Long Time Gone, by Jen Kingwell.  Jen's samplers are very vibrant and busy, and they haven't really appealed … Continue reading Long Time Gone – Week 1

Quilter’s Laundry Day & Giveaway!

This is a project I completed for Jen & Jan's Blog Hop.  Having quilting and blogging buddies who put these programs together is great. Jen, from A Dream and a Stitch designed this awesome mini, combining a house block with a mini quilt block.  It reminded me of my grandma's  house on the beach, so that inspired … Continue reading Quilter’s Laundry Day & Giveaway!

Slowly I Crept…

This is another weekly project I'm participating in.  Every Sunday I post a new snail block for Angie at Gnome Angel's Snail Paced Sew Along.  The pattern is from Pen and Paper Patterns.  It is easy and cute, and look at that big space open for fussy cutting. So far I've managed to make a … Continue reading Slowly I Crept…