This week’s Project Quilting challenge was super hard. I had to decide what my favorite fabric was. In case you’re new to quilting, this is like asking a librarian what her favorite book is! Many of us have a stash full of beautiful fabrics. Some of them we’ve had for ages because we’re in love…

Read More

I was lucky enough to attend the Wilmington Prints Trunk Show at Let’s Sew on Valentine’s Day. It was a lot of fun to see some of the great things we could make with Wilmington’s yardage and  pre-cut 2.5″ strips. The Square Knot quilt was lovely and features a lot of the essentials lines which…

Read More

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

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

I feel like I’ve made a lot of progress in the last week. Unfortunately, it’s the sort of progress that doesn’t seem like anything got done. I spent the majority of last night taping together and cutting out pattern pieces for a few upcoming projects: The Scout Tee from Grainline Studio, the Betty Bowler Bag…

Read More

This weekend, a family friend was nice enough to give me some of her mom’s old sewing stash. I had so much fun going through everything. Check out these amazing fabrics. I’m especially in love with the wool in the center. It might make a great coat or a fun bag. And there were also…

Read More

A few months ago, I wrote a post about my quilting bucket list. I’ve already knocked a triangle quilt off my list, and now I’m braving the double wedding ring. For my version of the quilt, I’m using some fabric that my sister got me for my birthday, along with some extra fat quarter bundles,…

Read More

Finished Flimsys: I didn’t get anything finished this week, but I did mail off my String Theory quilt for quilting. Yea!  It should be back in a few weeks with a pretty quilting job. The Communique quilt, Double Exposure quilt, and Impromptu quilt are still waiting to be quilted. Quilt Tops in Progress: No progress…

Read More

Finished Projects I broke out of my quilting rut and made a bag for my sister’s birthday over the weekend. I’m really pleased with how it came out. Finished Flimsys: I haven’t done anything with my finished quilt tops. There are still 4 of them ready for quilting. Those are the Communique quilt, Double Exposure…

Read More