Pillows everywhere

For some reason, it took me ages to realize maybe I should work on smaller quilted projects. Duh. I also have 2 grown daughters that love extra pillows on their single lady beds. Thus, I got a couple pillow forms and armed with some patterns (of course I had plenty already), I hit my flannel stash. Meaghan gets the crazy… Read More

On a bag making kick

I don’t just quilt; I sew all manner of things and one I really like is making bags. Before my trip to Miami last month, I had just finished THREE tshirt quilts in three weeks. I needed a break, so I dug out a yard of some fabric I bought waiting for something special, decided a bag was a great… Read More

Giggles quilt gone minimalist

I have a whole pile of quilts I’ve started and finished since the last time I posted, plus some diversions into sewing bags. Like I keep telling others, just start writing. I finally had a night with no plans and a need for mindless sewing. On a previous occasion, I had cut and bagged a number of planned quilts, so… Read More

Super Shoo Fly nap quilt

Last year, we went on vacation to PEI and while there, stopped in at the Quilt Barn. The husband and I picked out some beach themed fabrics, thinking we’d make a nap sized quilt we could lie under and dream of the red sandy beaches. Well, it took ages for me to decide what to do, and one wild afternoon,… Read More

Isabella’s birthday quilt

My number one granddaughter turned five this month, and I made her a special quilt! I had a couple of bright but smaller charm packs on hand, ones purchased at Wal-Mart. They were cheap, partly because of fabric quality and party because they were half the amount of regular charm packs. For last Christmas, Isabella gave me a fabric roll… Read More