I love this quilt. Love the colors. Love the polka dots. LOVE LOVE LOVE the Oh, Deer! (Momo for Moda) fabric on the back… the little deers and squirrels… the soaring birds… Here is the front – the only thing I would do differently is to make all the centers of the squares white –Continue reading “Project Linus #6: Dots and Squares Baby Blanket”
I have been recreating some of the blocks I have created for Thursday Therapy in my color crush colors – and I think I am going to abandon the old color palette for this new color palette for my weekly blocks… what do you think – who wore it better – scrappy brights or grown-upContinue reading “Thursday Therapy: Who Wore It Better?”
Sunday, around 8… the ritual of putting everything away, saying goodbye to lots of long hours of sewing until next weekend. My little atelier makes me very happy. So would a month of Sundays.
I finished a quilt – binding and everything!!! This one started by pictures of pillows on pinterest, like this one: I love the little squares of bit patterns. The little snippets of leaves and petals totally enchanted me. So using a charm pack (or two, or three) of Joel Dewberry’s Bungalow, I made a gridContinue reading “Fancy Flowers Baby Quilt”
I really needed some therapy tonight. I got really bad news at work today. I am frazzled and sad. But I didn’t realize how much until I was about 1/2 way through this block and I started crying. Messy, heavy gasp crying. You know, the good stuff? I had kept it together all day. AndContinue reading “Thursday Therapy: Three in the Breeze”
My stack of unfinished projects is growing. Boo! So I took some time to finish some stuff up. First up, the top that will be for Project Linus or maybe a friend’s baby… regardless, this fabric is gorgeous. I finished all those little 2″ squares. Love. Next, the top of a Project Linus quilt withContinue reading “Done: Two Tops and a Back!”
The good news is that I need to make at least three quilts for my new living room so that everybody can be cuddled up when it gets cold in our drafty old house. The bad news is that my living room has a color palette not reminiscent of Easter Bunny farts. We went withContinue reading “#feathersQAL #catchup”
I am obsessed with greys. Ever since this quilt, I have loved adding grey to bright colors – here and in my new bed quilt which I hope to get back from the quilters soon. I didn’t have any greys when I started quilting again a few months ago, and so I am trying toContinue reading “Fabric Fancy: Grey, Grey, Grey, and Grey”
I love the combination of Aqua and Red. And it seems to be around quite a bit… My January calendar A recent cover of Love Patchwork & Quilting The color selection for Aurifil’s 2014 QAL If you search for “aqua and red” on Pinterest, you definitely get an eyeful! I love the combination, but itContinue reading “Color Crush”
When working on a project, I spend half my time thinking about the recipient loving the gift. So I am full of joy to get this picture of this beautiful little girl smiling on top of the quilt I made for her. Happy happy joy joy, indeed.