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!
On Friday I attended a class a the New Jersey Quilt & Sewing Festival with Barbara Persing. I learned how to free motion quilt feathers on an Innova long arm quilting machine. It was awesome. This was the first time I have taken a class on a long arm machine. I had previously used one at … Continue reading Long Arm Quilting
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…
I recently participated in a swap hosted by Amista Baker, of Hilltop Custom Designs. This was the first swap I have participated in since 2000. (That was a signed block swap. I still have a pile of blocks with signatures in a bin somewhere.) Amista is incredibly organized. In the past I had seen her … Continue reading The Once Upon a Time Swap
I am sitting here beside myself. On a lark, I decided to enter two of my quilts into the upcoming Quilt and Sewing Fest of NJ. I dithered, as I do, for several weeks over which quilts to enter, or if I should enter at all. I was finally pushed over the edge by my … Continue reading Quilt and Sewing Fest of NJ
Whoops! I guess I missed a few updates. I am current on my weekly challenge, so I have 6 completed blocks thus far. I'm using Alison Glass fabrics, and the patterns are from my Quilter's Planner. They are all different techniques, and sometimes I forget to reset my seam allowance to make it a scant … Continue reading 52 Weeks with The Quilter’s Planner – 6
My friend Jen at Patterns by Jen is offering a series of free patterns for mug rugs. She is calling her series Muggamo (for Mug Rug A Month). They are very cute. I decided to make the February version. I used some of my "Hey Dot" layer cake. It has some nice colors for Valentines … Continue reading Muggamo for February