WIP Wednesday

Sewing has been slow going this week. I just haven’t felt inspired to do much. But I did get a couple more eye spy blocks finished.  They are coming along nicely, though there are no where near enough yet. The most blocks I have of any one color are blue. There are 5 of those Read More …

Anna’s Crazy Christmas Blocks – A Progress Post

It looks like I am a bad influence on Anna. I’ve convinced her to try her hand an making crazy patch blocks, and I have to say that I am impressed with her progress so far. Her blocks remind me a lot of the ones in my first crazy quilt. She told me that I Read More …

Crazy Quilting

In the last week, with the cold weather moving in, I’ve been avoiding my sewing space. It’s in the basement, and it’s awfully cold down there. But I didn’t want to be a complete slacker, so I’ve been doing some handwork instead. I have two blocks for my latest crazy quilt that are “finished.” I Read More …

Works in Progress

This week has been slow for sewing progress, but I’m a little over halfway through the blocks for my 3rd border on the Rabbit Medallion quilt. You can see all of my progress through the second border on Monday’s post. And I’m making a little more progress on my Easter crazy quilt. I’ve done a 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 …

Still a Little Crazy (Quilting)

I’m happy to say that in the last week, I’ve been rather prolific in creating quilt blocks, at least for me.  I’ve completed 3 more 12-inch crazy quilt blocks, and have am partially finished with another. The best part about this project, besides all of the fun shapes and colors, has been using up some Read More …

Quilt Progress

I’ve started working on my quilt again.  Yes, it’s been a while, but thanks to the wonderful ladies down at SewTech in Evansville, I now have the correct kind of bobbin for my machine and can adjust my own bobbin tension.  Apparently it’s not forbidden to do that after all. But, back to my quilt. Read More …