Tag Archives: red & white quilt

Nesting………

With the increased popularity of quilt patterns made up of pinwheels (single/multiple), I’m taking up the topic of “nesting” those seam allowances. You know the ones I mean. Thanks to clever “slicing/dicing” techniques (cue Missouri Star Quilt Co.), we now … Continue reading

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One (or more) Word Wednesday………………

Silence. Quiet. No talking. NOT!!!! This is the 2nd Disappearing Pinwheel quilt….version 3 (read about version 4 here). Unlike the last red/white, I’m back to Ms. Sweetie (HQ Sweet 16) and ‘motoring’ right along. Totally different “feel” to this one!!!!! … Continue reading

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What am I doing?????

In a previous post, here, I showed you a couple of red & white quilts made from a clever method Missouri Star Quilt Company had put on-line. Version #4 is the one I chose to demo FMQ (free motion quilting) … Continue reading

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Friday Finishes………..

And ready for pin-basting. This week has been a busy one but the two red & white “Disappearing Pinwheel” versions 3&4 are pieced, borders on, backings prepped/pieced and bindings readied. I would label that a “Friday Finish”…..wouldn’t you??? My posts, … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday…………….

(No apology for the alliteration…hehe!) Success! was experienced when shopping yesterday at Hancock Fabrics. I had thought I would use a solid white fabric for the backing for both the red and white (“Disappearing Pinwheel” blocks, versions 3&4) quilts now … Continue reading

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It’s Two-sday……….

Yup, that’s right, ‘cuz the 2nd red/white piecing is well underway. It has the “Friendship Star” but could be called “Whirligig” because of the added blade extensions, hmmmmmm?   Lots of rotary cutting and sewing goin’ on. This is version … Continue reading

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Late Day Design Wall Monday……………

Disappearing Pinwheel progress continues. It is a “Friendship Star” with “Illinois Road” as the secondary pattern.  From this: To this: There will be a narrow white border and a wider (3”?) red one. The measurements, as of now, are 45”x … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday…………..

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(Almost) Design Wall………..

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Closer to a delivery……..

A dear bloggy friend, Beth Ann, whose quilts I finished quilting a while back, has yet to receive them!!! Her schedule and mine seem to be at odds these days!! But it will be soon (I think…). I posted about … Continue reading

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Getting closer……….

To the finish line for this quilt! I am really pleased with the outcome. Photos tell the story…………For some reason the thread in these photos appears to be red but it is  a Sulky rayon in white.  Just need to … Continue reading

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A step by step walk-through……..

Of the stitching motif I am doing on the red/white quilt I posted here. If needed, you may click on the photo to enlarge for detail. First, the “cast of characters”. For these I raided the one room that seems … Continue reading

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When E.F. Hutton speaks……….

We were told we should listen (or so the old TV ad said!). Well, when deciding what stitch patterns should be used on a quilt, the same advice should be heeded. I’ve been working on some quilts for a bloggy … Continue reading

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