I finally finished my #quiltsforpulse quilt! It’s all washed and quilty and will be shipped today! Yay!! Thank you to the Orlando Modern Quilt Guild for starting this wonderful mission. I love how much response you’ve gotten from all over the world! I want to also thank stkr.it for donating beautiful labels. This is the…… Continue reading #quiltsforpulse – finished!
Well, I’m almost done with the first applique quilt I started in January! I saw Lori Holt’s Bee in My Bonnet site right before she started a Quilt Along with her Bloom templates. Those groovy little flowers is all it took for me to play along. I only made 9 blocks which was big enough…… Continue reading Bloom quilt
My friend and I talked about starting a news channel that had continuous videos of puppies, kittens, mini donkeys, screaming goats, and any feel good story that would make you smile and laugh streaming, while at the bottom, the ticker would show you the straight forward news. Nothing sensationalized, just the facts, but on the…… Continue reading #quiltsforpulse
I made this quilt top a few years ago at “Quilt Camp” from a pattern by Elizabeth Dackson of Don’t Call Me Betsy called Ferris Wheel. Her beautiful quilt had so many colors, I had a hard time wrapping my brain around it, so I simplified it to test the pattern out for myself. I made just…… Continue reading Ferris Wheel Quilt
I have had many people tell me they “can’t quilt” after they turn finished quilts in to me at our sessions. Straight line quilting and using a walking foot is quilting! There are a lot of things you can do with your walking foot, have some fun with it! You don’t have to stitch in the…… Continue reading Free Motion Quilting
If you find yourself with smallish pieces of fabric that aren’t exactly kid-friendly, make them into fun animal blocks! I found this fantastic pattern from Sew Fresh Quilts and just knew I had to try it. I used all stash fabric and scraps. The large blocks finish at 18″ x 12″, so just 6 blocks…… Continue reading Dog Gone Cute
I was drowning in mismatched 6″ squares, so I came up with this cute scrappy heart quilt and thought I would share! What you need: 8 – 6″ blocks for background (to make HST and trim to 5.5″) 16 – 5.5″ blocks for background (I trimmed my 6″ blocks down) 8 – 6″ blocks…… Continue reading Scrappy Heart Quilt