Author Archive | Brooke Sellmann

Skinny Authentic Table Runner

Remember when my Mom was here and we went shopping?  Well at the Quilted Moose, Deb mentioned something about an idea a customer had using this butterfly fabric from MoMo with greens from Sweetwater.  That idea got me thinking and I couldn’t let the idea go.  Well I found the butterfly fabric at Cosmic Cow […]

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Turtle Update….

If you remember I posted a bit ago about a Turtle Quilt I am working on.  Well the border blocks required 240 half-square triangles – now that is A LOT of triangles!!!!  Well I thought you would like to know those are done and just yesterday I began piecing the border blocks.  Be watching for […]

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Hooray!!!

Well it is finished – Ashley’s wedding quilt top that is!  Whew!  I really love it!!  I am still working on the border options and then I can send it off to the quilter.  I just thought I would share the finished top.  The feeling of finishing a project is rewarding!

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Make Life….

Okay here is the unveiling of the new blocks I am working on with the Make Life fabric from Sweetwater.  I am using the block pattern my Mom brought with her.  I am thinking I will sew three blocks together.  Any comments?  Any ideas?

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Fun New Fabric to Play With!!

While my Mom was here we made the rounds to several local quilt stores – our own version of a Shop Hop!  I bought some of Hunky Dory by Chez Moi and Oz by Sanae along with some additional pieces to make some fall color runners.  I couldn’t resist American Jane’s new line in a […]

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Twiggy Project

Awhile back I bought these fabrics from Sanae’s Twiggy line.  I have made two lap quilts – Nature All Around that are listed in my Etsy shop.  Well I still had more fabric and couldn’t decide on a pattern.  I came across Sweet Baby Jamie’s site and her new pattern through Fabritopia’s blog.  So here […]

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New table runner idea

I hope that you all enjoyed your Easter weekend with family and friends.  My family has enjoyed a visit from Gramma.  She is a quilter too and so we have squeezed in some sewing time, quilt shopping time between the games my kids play with her.  She brought this beautiful table runner as a gift […]

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Caterpillar Quilt

Be watching for the Hungry Caterpillar quilt to show up in my Etsy shop.  I made this quilt and actually several of these last year.  One I gave to my niece and one I am keeping for a very future grandchild!  I thought you enjoying seeing a preview.  Happy Easter!  Enjoy the weekend!

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French General project

I thought you would enjoy this latest project.  I had used some of this fabric for a large table runner.  I had plenty to use for another project.  I saw this pattern at my local quilt store and decided this fabric would be perfect.  I laid it out on the living room floor over the […]

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Look what came in the mail!

I couldn’t resist!  I have been following Sweetwater’s blog with their new fabric line called Make Life and I became convinced that I NEEDED to have some.  Then when Fabritopia put the fabric line on sale – I took the bait!  It came in the mail today!  So be watching to see what I come […]

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