Works in Progress

My weekly update on projects progress. Finishes No finishes this week.  But that’s ok. I can’t have a finish every single week. Finished Quilt Tops: I didn’t do any quilting on my other finished quilt tops. Quilt Tops in Progress: My communique quilt is coming along.  I have two of my sections completed. Still no Read More …

When a Sampler Turns Into Something Else

You may remember that I started designing a #dyosampler as part of the SewMamaSew along…. well, when I started working on it, the fabric became something else.  I blame all of my paper piecing plans.  I love the look of paper piecing, but after literally destroying 2 different attempts at one of the simpler paper Read More …

Works in Progress

My weekly update on projects progress. Finishes I got my Triangle Quilt Along quilt done in time for this week’s finished quilt reveal.  You’ll be able to see the whole thing on the blog this Friday, in the mean time, here’s a sneak preview. Finished Quilt Tops: I didn’t do any quilting on my other Read More …

#DYOSampler Quilt Along: Pulling Fabrics

Pulling fabric for a project is probably my favorite part.  I have a small addiction to fat quarters, so I shouldn’t be surprised at how many fabrics I have that work with, even using a limited color palette. But somehow I always am. For this quilt (and every other quilt I design), I started with Read More …

Multi-Triangle Tutorial

Over the last few weeks, I’ve had several questions about how I made the larger triangles in my Triangle Quilt Along quilt.  Since this is our week off for the quilt along, I thought it would be a great time to explain how I determined the size for my larger triangles. To help you visualize Read More …

Works in Progress

My weekly update on projects progress. Finishes This is the second week in a row that I haven’t had any finishes.  It’s almost depressing. But I have a decent excuse for the lack of sewing.  My birthday was yesterday, so I’ve spent lots of my spare time this week out shopping with mom, going to Read More …

#DYOSampler Quilt Along: Picking Blocks

This week, I’m happy to share with you the second part of my process for my sampler quilt – picking out the blocks I want to use. Remember that as part of the #DYOSampler quilt along, we’re designing everything ourselves, from the fabrics and size, all the way down to the layout and selection of Read More …