Last Christmas I made 3 identical-ish American flag quilts for my family. They are small wall hangings. The kicker is I really bought enough fabric to make 4. I just never finished the one I planned to make for myself. So I decided to get that fabric out last week and finish that quilt. Its … Continue reading December 2016 UFO => December 2017 Quilt
Week 3! This week we are making diamonds. Lots of them. You can find Bonnie's instruction here. I am not actually done with my flying geese from last week, but that is okay because they are all cut and I just knockout a few when I have ten minutes. Hopefully I will be able to … Continue reading Quiltville Mystery – Week 3 – Diamonds
We are in week two of Bonnie Hunter's Quiltville Mystery Quilt! This week we had to make flying geese - lots and lots. She lists some great tutorials in her post here so you can choose your method. My personal favorite method though is paper piecing. I printed some templates the size I wanted, made … Continue reading Quiltville Mystery – Week 2 – Flying Geese
Bonnie Hunter hosts a mystery quilt every year on her blog Quiltville. I have heard about this fabulous challenge but this will be my first time participating. If you would like to participate then go to her website and follow along. http://quiltville.blogspot.com/2017/10/on-ringo-lake-quiltville-mystery.html The theme of this years challenge is On Ringo Lake. Right now there … Continue reading On Ringo Lake – Quiltville Mystery Quilt – Fabric Acquisition/Week 1
This is the second post of the National Park Star Block Series featuring the Great Sand Dunes. This block was designed by Susan Davis of American Quilt Blocks. She designed blocks for the National Park Service Centennial in 2016. You can buy the blocks printed on a high quality fabric from her website http://americanquiltblocks.com/catalog/index.php in … Continue reading Great Sand Dunes National Park Star Block – 2 of 60
This post is the first of many where I will make each of the national park blocks designed by Susan Davis of American Quilt Blocks. She designed blocks for the National Park Service Centennial in 2016. You can buy the blocks printed on a high quality fabric from her website http://americanquiltblocks.com/catalog/index.php in various sizes. I … Continue reading Channel Islands National Park Quilt Block 1 of 60
I have been working on a project for quite some time where I am fixing up a quilt that my great grandmother made. Once I have it done - hopefully but doubtfully before I travel home for Christmas - I will do a full blog post showing the whole journey and what I did there. … Continue reading How much does flannel shrink?