Archives for April 2012

The Pressure to Get a Finish

Last year in March a blog post came out regarding "The Dumbing Down of Quilting" and I responded in my podcast from the viewpoint of being a beginner quilter. I haven't listened to that … [Read more...]

Trimming Blocks and a New Toy

I'm trimming 168 half square triangle units that are leftover from my snowball block fun. Not my favorite thing.  But I know I'll be glad I did it when I go to sew them all into a quilt … [Read more...]

Swap Item reveal and a jelly roll race quilt

My swap partner for the Ugly Fabric Swap Part 2 received her item so I can reveal what it was now! I picked up a black messenger bag and did some embroidery on top. I think the … [Read more...]

Finally some weekend sewing!

I managed to get quite a bit done this weekend which hasn't happened for a while! Between guild meetings, quilt show meetings, husband duty and other stuff my weekends haven't left a lot of … [Read more...]

Snowball Block Tutorial & Bonus Triangle Ideas

I'm doing a bunch of snowball blocks for a new quilt top and I thought I'd share my method.  Snowball blocks normally have smaller corner triangles but I wanted more color in my quilt so … [Read more...]