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.
I bought this lovely book with a gift card I received for Christmas. It really has lots of wonderful patterns in it – and I have been thinking about working on a sampler quilt to build my skill. So on Thursdays, I am going to do a little patchwork therapy for myself – and inContinue reading “Thursday Therapy”
No. More. Fabric. I mean it, srsly. Total ban on all fabric shopping until Valentine’s day. This. Means. You. (well, me). I have tried to focus on projects that use up my stash – the problem is that so much of it is pretty old and not what I would choose to quilt with nowadays.Continue reading “FOCUS!!”
One of the things that makes me happiest is when a friend asks for a piece of custom work. It does wonders for my ego, as well as give me a chance to design something with someone else’s style vantage. First up – some dinosaur earrings. They are made using plastic dinosaurs and an outdoorContinue reading “Commissions in Gray”
The squares aren’t perfect, but the fabric is. I spent many weeks trying to find the perfect fabric to fill up a big space in my dining room. I wanted something with enough color variation that I could do lots of different things with tablescapes, and bright but not too childish, and lots of blooms.Continue reading “Perfect Fabric Ribbon Squares”
A wide and short wall hanging to cover the weird bit of wall above our bed. I don’t have a lot of wall space in this house, so I use almost every little blank spot. I am loving squares. And I loved doing the diagonal straight line quilting in this one. Might be my thang.
I love quilt blogs. Seriously L.O.V.E. And so I am adding mine into the world. In addition to quilting… 1. I have a mid-to-high pressure corporate job which I almost-always love, but it does drive me to patchwork – so most weeknights you will find me hunkered down at the cutting mat and machine. 2.Continue reading “Welcome!”