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 …

Using Up Christmas Scraps

Once I finished up my Christmas Crazy Quilt last week, I realized that I had a ridiculous amount of scraps left over from that quilt, so I’m using up my scraps in the best way I know how – more crazy quilt goodness. To start, I was inspired by Margreet de Reus’s Christmas Mobile Ornaments Read More …

It’s Christmas in October!

Ok, it’s not really Christmas, but I’m totally ready for Christmas now. I finished my Christmas crazy quilt this weekend. It seems like it’s been raining constantly for days, here. I hope to get a few more pictures once the weather gets a little nicer. But in the mean time, here’s what that quilt looks Read More …

A Christmas for Sewing

My husband gave me the best Christmas present I could think of, and better yet, I wasn’t expecting it.  He bought me a Singer Featherweight sewing machine! There’s a little damage to the cord that Matt wants to fix before he’ll let me use it.  He’s afraid I might burn up the motor with the Read More …

Christmas Decorating

With the ridiculous amount of snow we got on Friday, I decided that it was time to do a little Christmas decorating. And with all of the vehicles were snowed in, it wasn’t like I could do anything else. So, I got my husband to drag up a few tubs of Christmas decorations – the Read More …

Christmas is Coming Along

My Christmas crazy quilt is starting to come along.  Which is really quite surprising as I haven’t been working on it anywhere near as much as I should.  With my steampunk crazy quilt, I spent about an hour or so each evening, piecing my blocks and then spent another couple hours each night working on Read More …