retro boy's quilt

retro boy’s quilt

hello Monday! recently my niece added another adorable little boy to her family…. I have had this fun retro car fabric line for sometime…just waiting for another boy to come around…fun fact I made a quilt just like this for my older niece’s first baby a boy about 7 years ago… stripe binding just gets […]

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quilting sections

quilting in sections

hello Monday! so this weekend I was back to quilting on this caterpillar quilt…. it took me a bit to figure out how to quilt this section….I found that it is extremely challenging to do much quilting other than straight lines…. I have found it works out well to just pin a few sections at […]

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and then there were four

and then there were four

hello Tuesday! well…slowly but surely I am adding to my bright courthouse steps blocks… I managed to squeeze in some sewing time over the weekend to complete the next two… I really like just making two at a time…not too overwhelming and fun too! so early in the mornings, my hubby and I get up […]

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finishing another caterpillar

finishing another caterpillar

Hello Monday! so…remember a bit ago I shared about this quilt top?? originally I planned on taking it to my long-arm quilter….but after my success with quilting my other caterpillar quilt…I was motivated to give this a try. I figured the worst that could happen is that I would have to do some un-sewing… I […]

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finished caterpillar

finished caterpillar

hello Monday! since this fun-loving caterpillar quilt has been gifted and received….I can share the finish! I have to say that I am encouraged….my quilting turned out great…and I am pleased with the finish! I may do it again… a label seals the deal! so happy to say this quilt was made using fabrics I […]

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finishing one caterpillar

finishing one caterpillar

hello Monday! in the past few weeks I decided to tackle quilting one of my caterpillar quilts on my home machine…. it actually turned out better than I thought it would….so I am glad I pushed through and quilted it! I am a sucker for stripe binding….this piece was apart of the brown bear fabric […]

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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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