Author Archive | Brooke Sellmann

snail trail top

snail trail top

hello Monday! as promised….I said I would be back with more of my snail trail blocks…I decided since these blocks are large and time is marching on, to do four of them for this quilt project…. then I decided as I was laying these out to make one large snail trail…what do you think?? do […]

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sparkler fusion

sparkler fusion

hello Monday! I decided to pull out some fun fabrics from my stash… this was a fabric line from Art Gallery…. it was fun to do some creating with these yummy fabrics… rediscovering gems like these in my stash is so awesome! it was fun to create this weekend…be sure to check back and see […]

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tried and true

tried and true

hello Monday! making mug rugs…it has been awhile…but I had a special request… fortunately my strip sets were already sewn together…so just need to sandwhich and quilt… just have some handwork to do… now back to sewing my snail’s trail…. a little sneak peek…. Happy Sewing!

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snail trail

snail trail

hello Monday! this past weekend I jumped into this fun project… so a few tips…there are a lot of triangles…handle them as little as possible to avoid too much stretching… make sure you follow the illustrations…at least with this book, there are minimal directions….does something look off?? ahhh…yes, this looks much better!!! decided it was […]

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I bought a book

I bought a book…

hello Monday! last weekend when I was scrolling on instagram looking for some inspiration….I saw gogokim working on this amazing snail trail quilt! I have been smitten with doing that block for awhile. I was able to see that gogokim was using this book….so I bought a copy! this is a super cool book! lots […]

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a little retro sewing

a little retro sewing!

hello Monday! sometimes there are good fabrics in your stash! I went looking for fabric for another baby quilt project and pulled out these…. the best part was discovering squares were already cut and ready to be sewn together! who could refuse that??!! this weekend I worked on making 4 patches….it was refreshing to sit […]

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happy fall y'all

happy fall y’all

hello Monday! once again….digging into my fall basket of fabric…to continue working on my fall idea… after sewing my strips into pairs, I cut them into 2.5 inch segments… so one block done…not sure if I am making more…bordering it with other fall fabrics or what…I think I will let it incubate and see what […]

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random sewing

random sewing

hello Monday! well….I am happy to say that my sewing machine and I had some quality time this weekend…I have three of these little animal blocks done…I like them, but they weren’t high on my list…. so next I thought I would add two more blocks to my other baby quilt project…. the fall colors […]

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sewing once again

hello Monday! well….slowly but surely I am finding my new normal… our summer was full to brim with three of my four kids home and then taking my two college-age kids to college and enjoying a lovely family vacation….now we have one left at home… so this weekend, I pulled back out my baby quilt […]

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a little blue and green

a little blue and green

hello Monday! I pulled my blue and green fabrics from this fun line….I had a request for a lap quilt in this color scheme…. I pulled my coordinating solids out and put them in color order…. I am working on making some crosses for a border first…so fun to re-visit these from long ago project… […]

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