Archives for October 2010

Mug Rug Swap

With the puppy in the house I don't know how much time I'll have to sit and do big projects. So I'm focusing on small stuff right now, in between Christmas gifts, so I can still work on … [Read more...]

Pinwheel Pandemonium is Done

I finally finished my first big quilt.  Stitched the last part of the binding last night.  Still need to run it through the wash once but I think it looks good. … [Read more...]

What to do when you have an ear infection…

All last week I've been battling this awful head cold and Monday I'd gotten fed up with it and left work to go see the pros.  Lo and behold, I've got an ear and sinus infection too.  The … [Read more...]

First Buttonhole

This will eventually turn into a Christmas tree ornament. Created a buttonhole to thread a piece of ribbon through. Not nearly as hard as I thought it would be. I think it turned out good. … [Read more...]

Cardigan Wallhanging Finished

Finished this little project.  Tried some raw edge appliqué for the first time and I think it turned out ok.  It's a bit more artsy than what I'm used to seeing but it is nice to try … [Read more...]

On The Design Wall

The polka dots don't look so bad closer up. I think once ive quilted it they will be more toned town. Had this material and wanted to use it up. Already have sewn two columns together. … [Read more...]

Guild Member

Before getting into quilting earlier this year, my immediate association when anyone talked about being in a guild was World of Warcraft.  I will admit - I'm a gamer and a nerd.  I … [Read more...]

Paper Piecing

I've always loved the way quilts using the Grandmother's Flower Garden pattern looked but after seeing how complicated paper piecing could be I thought I'd put it off for a while.  I got my … [Read more...]

Quilted Princesses

All in all, the quilt turned out well. I had the most difficult time with the center panel - it is actually two fat quarters sewn together. The fat quarters were not cut straight at all so I … [Read more...]

Binding Woes

This weekend I worked on a gift for my niece and it is finished all except the binding.  I'll take a picture once it is done and put it up after she gets it (don't want to spoil any … [Read more...]