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 …

Works in Progress

It’s been a while since I’ve done a real Works in Progress post, but I figured that I should end the year right by telling you what all I’ve really still got in progress. First, let’s talk about the finished tops: My king-sized Communique quilt top and backing are still hanging out at the house, Read More …

Extra! Extra! Communique Quilt Top Complete!

After a previous “finish” of a throw sized quilt from my Communique fabric panel, I decided that the quilt looked so nice that I really wanted a larger quilt that I could use on the bed. After all, I have a dozen or so throw sized quilts already. Why not make something that I could Read More …

Works in Progress

Finished Quilt Tops: No new finished quilt top this week. That might actually be a good thing, as 3 is plenty to have waiting on quilting. Quilt Tops in Progress: I did start making process on enlarging the communique quilt, the top section above the current quilt is complete now, and I’ve started on the Read More …

Bird Quilt Top Finished

I finally got around to finishing my bird quilt top last night. And I love how it turned out. I found it really fun to make this quilt with a simple neutral color palette, with the pops of color from the bird print. And I can’t even tell you how much I love the newspaper Read More …

I Spy with My Little Eye – Closeups of the Steampunk Crazy Quilt

With everything that’s going on in the Steampunk Crazy Quilt, I’ve had several requests for some closeups. But before I share those closeups, here’s a reminder of what the entire quilt look like.   And from the back, because I love the way a quilt top looks from the back with the sun shining through Read More …

String Theory Quilt Top

I made up another fun and simple quilt top over the weekend.  This one used some of the stranger things in my fabric stash.  The pieced section of the quilt was made by string piecing some of the silks and brocades from my stash.  The background fabric for this project was the leftover linen blend Read More …