Author Archive | Brooke Sellmann

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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finished

finished!

hello Monday! you might remember this quilt…. I finally finished the hand sewing of the binding! just really love this finish! so now I can jump into the next project…although lately I have struggled to find my quilting grove…so instead of obsessing over it, I have decided to ride the wave… I thought you might […]

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sweet baby animals

sweet baby animals

hello Monday! I was inspired this week! my bestie writes a blog…and she posted about this fabric line… as you can see, I have plenty to work with! so I pulled these pieces out… here is a bit of my idea…off to play some more… another outdoor shot…biking on a trail not far from my […]

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two by two

two by two…

hello Monday! so…last post I talked about making a bright baby quilt… one of the aspects of this pattern that I absolutely love – you make two blocks at a time and then move on and make another two – awesome! perfect for me who seems to have just a few activities going on… like […]

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we love brights

we love brights!

hello Monday! this past week….we learned a new baby is on the way in our extended family! great reason to do a bright fabric pull for a baby quilt!! I am looking forward to sewing this up using one of my favorite patterns…. just had to share…this photo of a double rainbow…so cool! Happy Sewing!

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