I started these two moving truck blankets as an experiment. Scraps, blocks and strips already pieced went into each outdoor quilts. I used simple running stitch and whip stitch. Nothing fancy, I didn’t plan the layout, just got to it and sewed the blocks and chunks of fabric down onto the moving blanket. I had… Continue reading Upcycled Moving Blankets-Updated
Come on now, lets pull out the box or the bin with those quilt tops resting and waiting for completion? I tried in 2011 to complete 11 UFO’s and I did manage to get quite a five done. I needed to be reminded of what I actually did complete this past year! I needed… Continue reading My UFO Challenge 2012
These pillow are all hand appliqued and hand quilted. Sometimes, you meet a quilter and they have done a few quilts, they are always beautiful and lovely even if only a few have been made. Then you meet by complete surprise a very special lady who has quilts till the cows come home. These are… Continue reading A Special Quilter
When I walk by a thrift store or see a garage sale sign on the side of the road, I have to stop! I pick up all sorts of discard pottery and make new things with it. Yep, that’s it, no real plan of it, just to reuse a reclaimed item into a new life.… Continue reading Reclaimed Pottery Pincushions
Everything has a start and this is a little story about how I came to be making a new quilt pattern. The pattern is called “Snow Town Folk” and it will be available until the new year by subscription to Quilters Connection Magazine. I was busy hand quilting my sons graduation quilt back in 2007. … Continue reading Snow Town Folk New Quilt Pattern
I eluded to the length of time this quilt took to get done. I also eluded to the full story on its beginning, the technique and why it took so long to get the darn thing done, even to this point! Its still needing the corner triangles and the border, stay tuned! This photo was… Continue reading Stack and Whack Dresden Plate/Grandmother’s Garden Quilt- The Whole Story!
As many of you, who know me personally, know of my love of crazy quilting! This one started as an exercise to see how many little snippets and big chunks of purple I could use in a crazy quilt. I’ve used cotton, silk, upholstry fabric, satin, slippery lingerie fabric mostly from recycled clothing in my… Continue reading Crazy Creation in Purple