Never say never: my adventure with a rag quilt

I love making.  I love pulling stuff out of my brain and onto paper or fabric.  I struggle with requests for specific colors or patterns.  But because I am baby-quilt woman and every new mom wants “something and grey – very muted” for their babies – I try to find the challenge in the restraintContinue reading “Never say never: my adventure with a rag quilt”

Minecraft Diamond Sword Quilt

Update:  Added cutting notes and diagram at bottom of post. This was a special request of a friend at work for her daughter who loves Minecraft.  Definitely not a quilt I was looking forward to, all solids is not really my thing, and these colors are not girly.  Plus I had to design the pattern,Continue reading “Minecraft Diamond Sword Quilt”

The Slightly Less Unruly State of Things

For the past 4 weeks, I have been chugging along at finishing about 2 quilts a week.  They were small quilts, mostly done, and I have gotten good enough at machine binding that it doesn’t embarrass me to finish quilts this way.  This weekend my pace got a lot slower.  On Saturday we went andContinue reading “The Slightly Less Unruly State of Things”