Local Quilt Store – Quilts N’ Bloom

I am lucky to have several wonderful quilting and fabric stores in my area.  They all provide fabrics and notions that appeal to different clientele, meaning that my area is rich in ideas and inspiration for quilting. The first store that I want to feature is the shop closest to me, Quilts N’ Bloom, which Read More …

Finished Labyrinth Quilt

I finally finished my Fiery Labyrinth Quilt.  If you’ve been following the blog for a while, you might just remember when I finished the top and backing.  That was all the way back in November of 2012. Well, those finished pieced set on my quilt rack for over a year while I stressed about how Read More …

Birdy Quilt Design

After reviewing everyone’s comments from my post about coming up with a quilt design for the collage fabric I recently acquired, I came up with a design that I really like.  It will allow me to run the bird print across the bottom of the quilt, which I love. I think it grounds the design. Read More …

His and Hers Pillow Cover

I recently agreed to do a basic quilting tutorial for a couple of the ladies who participate in Virtual Craft Nite.  The tutorial was a simple 18-inch pillow cover using 9-patch blocks.  I’m super proud of the girls finished projects, though they may hate me, since the piecing process is a lot more tedious than Read More …

Valentine Pillow Cover

I seem to be making a habit of making a pillow cover to match each of my most recent quilts.  So, I now present you with a simple pillow cover that I made to go with my Valentine’s Day Quilt. For this particular pillow cover, I chose to use one of the sampler style motifs Read More …