WIP Wednesday – A Day Late

I feel like I never have time to get any sewing done since Milli showed up.  I’m certainly home just as much as I was before she was born, and Milli doesn’t require a lot right now, but she seems to want to be held constantly in the evenings, to the point that I can’t Read More …

WIP Wednesday – Star Blocks

I made a bit more progress on my Fuzzy Duckling quilt over the weekend.  I managed to make time to complete 4 more of the star blocks, giving me 5 finished.  That’s exactly half of them!  The only problem was it took me about 3 hours to cut and piece them all. I seem to Read More …

WIP Wednesday

I finally got around to starting on the baby quilt for my nephew, who will be born in mid October. There’s nothing like waiting for the last minute.  The theme for his room is going to be Monster’s Inc., so as a starting place for this quilt, I took a trip to Baby’s R’ Us 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 …

Grama’s Quilt

Even though my first “official” quilt was the one that I made for my sister’s wedding gift, I did have another project before then.  I made 9 quilt photo quilt blocks a wall hanging.  The blocks each contained family photos of my grama and her family.  After I finished the blocks, my mom and uncle Read More …

(Not) Purdue Quilt Update

As you know from my previous post, I’m working on a quilt for my sister Samantha.  I’m super excited about how the quilt is coming along, and I’m even starting to like the colors.  Not that I don’t like black and gold – I am a Purdue Alum myself.  Boiler Up!  I just wasn’t sure Read More …

Crazy Quilt Tutorial

If you’re like me, you keep the scraps from all of your finished projects, hoping that you will find a use for them later.  Actually — I take that back — if you’re like me, you’ll collect everyone’s scraps in hopes of using them later.  I have a lot of scraps at my house – Read More …