I took on this enormous project as my 14th quilt (in 2004), just a few couple of years after I made my very first one. When you look at this quilt, you might not think it looks like an enormous undertaking, but considering this was the first time I tackled a quilt without having a step-by-step pattern to follow. Continue reading →
Shortly after I started quilting several years ago, I started keeping a quilt journal. Not only is it a wonderful way to keep a record of every quilt I have made, but it is a fun way to see how far I have come as a quilter! I would highly recommend keeping a journal for anyone who quilts or sews. Continue reading →
First of all, I wanted to use this post to announce the re-opening of my Etsy store. It has been quite awhile since I have posted anything for sale but that is going to change! I had a lot of fun making these little gems and look forward to making many more.
I have a plastic bin in my craft cupboard that I use to collect extra quilt blocks. Usually, when I am designing my own quilt tops, I make way too make blocks plus some quilt patterns I use leave me with extras… I can’t bear to just toss these so I have been collecting them. Recently I decided to go through this bin and see what I could come up with. Continue reading →
I decided I am going to start alternating posting photos of older quilts I have made with posts featuring news quilts. I figured I better start doing this otherwise by the time I get around to posting them all, they newest ones would be pretty old… Make sense? 🙂 Continue reading →
Are you a fabric shopper like I am? It seems like when I am out shopping for something specific, I can never find what I want, so when I do see something that calls to me, I usually buy it. That is how I have ended up with a cupboard full of fabric packs and quilt kits.
This happened to make a couple years ago when I was at quilt retreat. The shop that was teaching the classes had brought half of their store with them, including some delicious fabric bundles that had just bought at quilt market. The fabric bundle I fell in love with was called Comma by Zen Chic (Moda). Continue reading →