Magnolia Mystery Quilt-along

I am very excited about a fall quilt-along hosted by Cheryl Brickey at  Meadow Mist Designs.  This year's QAL is called Magnolia Mystery QAL. Last year I experienced my first mystery QAL with Cheryl's Meadow Mystery Quilt-along.  She offers a great series of monthly instructions which are fun easy to follow. The first set of … Continue reading Magnolia Mystery Quilt-along

I Wish You a Merry Quilt-Along Block 3: Santa’s Belt

Time for Block 3 of the I Wish You a Merry Quilt Along.  This block was created by Laura at Slice of Pi Quilts.  For those interested in learning more about the QAL, you can jump in by reading the intro post (all the information, released block links and upcoming blocks are posted there). I … Continue reading I Wish You a Merry Quilt-Along Block 3: Santa’s Belt

WIP Wednesday 2017-05-17

I've been quietly working on the Sewcial Bee Sampler sponsored by Maureen Cracknell and Sharon Holland.  Working with colors and contrast has been my focus, though I love seeing the Sampler contribute to more perfectly made blocks than I was making a year ago. #15 Broken Dishes might be one of my favorites.  The colors … Continue reading WIP Wednesday 2017-05-17

Butterfly Pillow 2017 05-06

I had an extra block from the butterfly quilt I made during the winter.  You can find that finish here:  Butterfly Finish 2016-12-24.  Waste not, want not...I decided to make a pillow. The binding fabric was from one of the main butterflies in the quilt, though the pillow front is a much softer purple/pink color … Continue reading Butterfly Pillow 2017 05-06

Soft Botanical – Fabric Mosaic Entries

Stitched in Color's recent Bloglovin feed sparked my interest in her fabric Mosaic contest sponsored by Gotham Quilts.  She provides a wonderful theme and many beautiful inspirational photos to feed your soul before you embark on virtual shopping at Gotham Quilts. I had the fortune in February to shop in person at Gotham Quilts, so as … Continue reading Soft Botanical – Fabric Mosaic Entries

StarLight Star Dark Quilt Finish 2017-04-29

Hmph.  I realized I never posted pics of my finished StarLight Star Dark quilt finish.  Sigh.  Busy-ness.  I clearly meant to...Star Light Star Dark Finish, Almost and had kept good progress going in the late summer as I finished the top.  Star Light Star Dark Quilt. This was my very first effort at quilting a … Continue reading StarLight Star Dark Quilt Finish 2017-04-29

Sun Showers Quilt Finish 2017 04-22

It is hard to believe I have half dozen finished quilts behind me already, having jumped back into sewing just under 2 years ago.  Working with color, fabric, design and creating have been fun for me given I work with numbers all day. This quilt was inspired by the Sun Showers I experienced most of … Continue reading Sun Showers Quilt Finish 2017 04-22

Man Cave Quilt Finish 2017-04-15

As I began venturing into quilting, my husband gently questioned me (a few times) on where was his quilt?  I started it back in October WIP Wednesday 2016 10 26 based on his fabric picks, and went with a classic granny square pattern I found at Blue Elephant Stitches.  Her pattern was so easy to … Continue reading Man Cave Quilt Finish 2017-04-15

“Home” Pixie Summer QAL Finish 2017 04-08

I loved making this quilt, despite my love / hate relationship with the very teeny tiny stars for the last couple of blocks.  It all started last summer.  Pixie Summer Home Quilt-A-Long. The cloud like quilting creates a beautiful look around the houses with just enough depth to stand out from the trees and houses. … Continue reading “Home” Pixie Summer QAL Finish 2017 04-08