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 …

Romance as a Quilt

Over the last couple weeks, I’ve been piecing yet another crazy quilt.  That in itself isn’t surprising.  What’s surprising is that it’s a Valentine’s Day quilt.  That means lots of pink.  Pink isn’t normally my color, but I ran across a great vintage-inspired Valentine’s Day print fabric at JoAnn’s, and when I did, I knew Read More …

Making Progress

I’m slowly but surely making progress on my latest crazy quilt.  These are usually quick sews for me because it’s simple not to match up corners.  However, thanks to some inspiration from Gloria McKinnon and her book Glorious Embellishing, I’m taking my time with this quilt top and adding some real crazy quilt detailing. In Read More …

Bright & Colorful Undies

You may remember last week’s post about making my very own undies. I enjoyed making them so much, I wanted to make another pair or 2.  The only problem was that my local fabric shop didn’t have a lot of options for stretch lace in the width I needed to make them.  Black and white… Read More …

I See London, I See France

I see London. I see France. I’ve learned to make my own underpants. Yes, really.  You can find instructions to make anything on the internet.  By following the pattern and instructions I found on So Sew Easy, I was able to make my own pair of panties.  And all you really need is some stretch Read More …

Craft Month 2011 – Day 11 – Lace Flowers

I really like fabric flowers.  Actually… that might be the understatement of the year.  I LOVE fabric flowers…. So, today’s national craft month project is another style of fabric flowers.  Or… two really.  The biggest thing about today’s project is that I wanted to experiment with lace. I actually ended up with two very different, Read More …