Opinions Needed! Border Quandary

Well I finished adding the remaining rows to "Leftovers" tonight and I'm completely torn on whether it needs a border or not. I can see how it could benefit from one but I also think it … [Read more...]

Doggie Quilt Finish!

It was finally dry enough today to hang the quilt up and take some photos.  This is a twin size quilt. Mitered borders. The back was pieced using doggie fabrics that I had on hand and some … [Read more...]

Leftovers – the quilt

I've been working on the HST units leftover from the snowball block quilt (see tutorial here).   Each block was trimmed down to 4" square. Since I'm going pretty scrappy with this and not … [Read more...]

Border Anxiety and Weekend Finishes

So I finished stitching all my blocks together on the snowball quilt late Saturday evening. It's always nice when good movies are on the premium channels so you can get lots done without … [Read more...]

Block placement and a label

Last night I did some multitasking! I stitched out a quilt label for one of my blog followers and while that was going on the Topaz 20 I took my blocks for my commission quilt and started … [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...]

Finished! Rainbow Insomnia and Black Floral WH

I finished the binding on Rainbow Insomnia over the weekend but didn't have a chance to photograph it outdoors in proper light until tonight.  So here it is!! (I didn't photograph the back … [Read more...]