Still a Little Crazy (Quilting)

I’m happy to say that in the last week, I’ve been rather prolific in creating quilt blocks, at least for me.  I’ve completed 3 more 12-inch crazy quilt blocks, and have am partially finished with another. The best part about this project, besides all of the fun shapes and colors, has been using up some Read More …

Going Crazy (Quilt)

I’m going crazy!  Or at least I’m attempting it.  I’m super excited about having completed my very first crazy quilt block. I’m still going to want to pick up some embroidery floss and do some detail stitching… unless of course any of my wonderful friends have any extra they would like to get rid of.  Read More …

Dear Jane

Dear Jane, I made 4 more blocks from your quilt this week.  I did them for a finished size of 6-inches, so that I could make use of some strips I cut for a previous project and ended up not using.  And, since I was using strips, I decided that I had better pick out Read More …

Dear Jane

Dear Jane, I fell in love with your quilt the first time I saw it… of course, I would never make one.  I haven’t the patience to make 225 of those 4.5 inch squares.  But I do love your quilt.  Of course, I’ve always loved “scrappy” quilts made with remnants of past projects.  That’s probably Read More …

Quilt Progress

I’ve started working on my quilt again.  Yes, it’s been a while, but thanks to the wonderful ladies down at SewTech in Evansville, I now have the correct kind of bobbin for my machine and can adjust my own bobbin tension.  Apparently it’s not forbidden to do that after all. But, back to my quilt. Read More …

My Sewing Machine is Fixed

Yea!  I got a call from DavCo yesterday afternoon, and my sewing machine is fixed and ready to be picked up.  I’m pretty excited.  They are open until 5:30 this evening, so I may try to go down after work and pick it up; but if not, I’ll be going down to get it early Read More …

Cutting Out the Urban Baby Pattern

I’m currently working on cutting out pieces for the  48-inch circle.  I’m using the “Urban Baby” pattern designed by Valori Wells for FreeSpirit.  I decided on this pattern, not only because it was the right size, but because in black and white should be a nice addition to my quilt.  Download the pattern yourself at Read More …