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
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?
This week I heard that a friend of mine was having a baby and got a last minute invitation to his baby shower. Ahhh! I needed to make a baby quilt and fast. I was searching for a pattern that made a decent size quilt (like crib size) that used only one charm pack. I … Continue reading Disappearing 9 Patch – 1 Charm Pack!
Today I made two BOO Blocks designed by Izy Sewbuzy Creations. You can get the pattern for free here. I turned my blocks into mini quilts and made them a little larger than she had in her pattern. They are adorable! My new favorite Halloween decoration. If you want to make this mini quilt then … Continue reading BOO Block by Izy Sewbuzy Creations