playing around

playing around

hello Monday! this week I spent a bit of time doing some quilting on this tablerunner… so I decided to use a method I learned a long time ago in an Alex Anderson class. I did some basic lines to divide the piece into sections…and then do something different in each section…. this is where […]

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two caterpillar

two caterpillar

hello Monday! so for my next caterpillar quilt variation…I cut larger blocks of the caterpillar fabric to alternate with four-patch blocks where I cut up some of the many different hungry caterpillar fabrics I have collected…. I used my “solid” pieces for half of the four-patches and the prints for the other half… so, so […]

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savannah quilt

baby animals finish

hello Monday! so…you might remember this quilt top from long ago…I have been waiting to have the quilt finished so it could be gifted… one of my nieces gave birth to a little girl recently, so this adorable quilt went to be loved!! I added a little label before sending it to its new home… […]

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one caterpillar

one caterpillar

hello Monday! today I am sharing one of my caterpillar quit tops… this fabric is just so adorable and gives me all sorts of warm fuzzies when sewing with it!! so in the first set of caterpillar quilts that I made a very long time ago…there was this awesome food print… I decided that sometimes […]

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courthouse mistake

courthouse mistake

hello Monday! so these were my next round of courthouse blocks done in Holiday by Alison Glass… notice anything amiss? at first I was so frustrated with myself! I almost decided to unsew them all, but decided to make lemonaide instead…. so here is my way to make these into something fun…a runner in a […]

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hungry caterpillar

hungry caterpillar

hello Monday! there are some fabrics that are timeless…and for me, the Hungry Caterpillar line is it! I found a new panel to help stretch my existing Hungry Caterpillar stash…. isn’t this just awesome?? I fell in love with it so much that I bought two of them!! a long time ago, I made quite […]

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finished snail trail

snail trail finish

hello Monday! I am sure y’all would agree with me that finished quilts are the best!! since this quilt has now been gifted….I can show you…there is a new baby in our family who I am sure will be lovin’ this quilt to death!! I thought you might like to see the back… so I […]

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diving board

diving board

hello Monday! this past week I dug into my diving board fabric from Alison Glass…I decided to work with the cool colorway… using my Baker’s Dozen book for quilt guidance…this is a super old book that gives lots of room for creativity…we shall see where we go…. just a little glimpse into my world…this is […]

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strip piecing

holiday strips

hello Monday! well….still sewing strips…really enjoying the simplicity of this project… and my sophisticated sorting system… I thought our fresh snow last night made a great back drop for showing off my completed blocks…really love these… Happy Sewing!

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sewing holiday strips

sewing holiday strips

hello Monday! just love seeing a pile of fresh cut strips! so I decided to mix holiday with some fun neutrals – some Christmas themed and some Alison Glass…. I knew my project with the strips would be to make a variation of Courthouse Steps…old block done in modern fabrics…always love that twist! this gives […]

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