Winter Wear

With the Polar Vortex heading south, things are going to get pretty chilly here this week. And with the cold weather, I start thinking about layering clothes. Particularly what jackets and coats will work well with my clothes. Having a good work coat in my closet is always important to me. The first nice coat Read More …

Rabbit Medallion Quilt – 2nd Border

Last week I showed you what I did for the center and 1st border of my Rabbit Medallion Quilt. This week I want to share with you what I did for my second border – the stars with 16-patch centers. The center section of these 8-inch stars are 16-patch blocks from 1.5″ squares, giving me Read More …

Introducing Yuletide Magic

I’m excited to share my most recent quilt finish with you all today. I’ve named the quilt “Yuletide Magic” after the panel that I pulled the focus fabric from. Aside from that panel, the rest of the fabric was left over from my Christmas Emporium quilt (also known as the Christmas crazy quilt). I wanted Read More …

Works in Progress

I actually feel like I’ve made a lot of progress on my in the last week. I finally finished the binding on my the Christmas quilt I made from the leftover Christmas fabrics I had after I made my crazy quilt. I think I’ll call the quilt Yuletide Magic, after the panel that I used Read More …

Rabbit Medallion Quilt – Center & 1st Border

A few weeks ago, I decided what I wanted to do with the Susybee Bunny Friends Bert & Beatrice Quilt Panel that was hanging out in my stash. I absolutely love how fun this bright bunny print panel is.  I designed a medallion quilt based on the center of the panel. I’m now in the Read More …

Works in Progress

I feel like I’ve made a lot of progress in the last week. I finished all the blocks for the Christmas quilt I’m making with the left over fabric from my Christmas Crazy Quilt. Then I got those blocks put together for a finished top, pieced the back, and quilted it. Now all that’s left Read More …

Blogger’s Quilt Festival – Scrappy Quilt Entry

I’m super excited to be participating in my 2nd Blogger’s Quilt Festival. This year I’ve decided to enter my Christmas Crazy Quilt in the scrappy quilt category.  I absolutely love this quilt. It’s got a fabulous vintage Christmas feel. That vintage feel, started with my discovery of the Christmas Emporium fabric panel from Wilmington Prints. Read More …

Easter Quilt Fabric and Embellishment Selections

It’s not even Halloween yet, and I’m already thinking about Easter. That probably seems odd to most people, but as a quilter, I’ve learned to think ahead about holidays. Some projects come together really quickly, but others take much longer – so I like to start early when I can. With the completion of my Read More …

Works in Progress

Nothing completed this week, but I made some progress in using up my scrap Christmas fabric. I made a couple of Christmas ornaments that match my quilt, and pulled left over scraps for a second, simpler quilt for the couch. I’m also working on picking out blocks to go in the bunny medallion quilt, as Read More …