Tag Archives: stash

Design wall Monday…..and a diversion…..

That comes in two sizes. Nope…no quilts but they are quilting fabric, or fabric that was (at one time) destined for quilty-ness……….     Actually, that cute print was thought to be going towards a great grand’s quilt but summer birthdays are … Continue reading

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A “Friendship Block” request………

At last Monday’s guild meeting, one of the items on the ‘agenda’ was the next “Friendship Block” quilt person….and that was Julie. You may (probably not!) remember that I put mine together at the end of last month…….mainly cuz it’s … Continue reading

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The “Past” revisited…………….

Last week at the “Killer Bees” meeting, there were some awesome/clever quilting hints & short-cuts shared. One that I had shown was a quilt done when I was taking my first FMQ (Free Motion Quilting) steps (see here for that … Continue reading

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(Quilt) Top together Tuesday…………

From this to this………………………….. And the perfect piece of Moda fabric for the binding & backing with the matching “Peach” Glide thread……….. I do believe that there’s a (quilt) sandwich with some stitching fun in the near future!!!!!!!

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From a bit of Sunday afternoon fun…………..

To “Design Wall Monday”!!!!!! This is the pattern I blogged about here and is available for free download here. Yesterday, after returning from the river in the afternoon and making a couple of apple pies, I wanted to get started … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday…………………

And the back………………………….

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“Pinwheels and Double Bubbles”…………….

That’s what I’m calling this next finish. It’s a little quilt for great granddaughter’s birthday this summer, first posted about here. I did a quick demo on this dimensional pinwheel block for one of the quilt groups I belong to … Continue reading

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After a time of play…………

We have this………………………… Next the 2 borders. I wonder what I shall do???……….

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Let the fun begin…………..

From this: To this: With this backing (from my stash!!!! Yay!!!!): To the machine: Ready……set……..STITCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Stash-busting continues………….

  As another top is completed. Posted here. The binding will use up what few pieces of the fabric that are left and lighten up the last dark border a bit. And that equals success! The top is 56”x 56”…….quite … Continue reading

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“Coral, Waves and Sand”……….

Such a lovely thought! It is Sunday morning. ‘Weather’ is moving up from Iowa….a mix of ice pellets, sleet and rain…..so a good day to bypass the driving, stay at home and……..sew!!!!! Yup, welcome to my world! The Wave quilt … Continue reading

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Stash pile/WIP/UFOs getting smaller………

Continuing on my quest to use up/re-purpose/finish up, etc, I added some serious borders to this UFO (UnFinished Object)  pieced top that has been quietly waiting for several years. The pattern I used is one I found here. I had … Continue reading

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A “self-challenge”………

When I began to really believe that even I could FMQ on the quilts I complete I wanted to jump pretty much right to doing those beautiful feathers I saw at the quilt shows I attended or observed on the … Continue reading

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