I'm stitching away at a crib quilt. I always say, "I don't have enough time to hand-quilt it; I'm just going to do it on the machine," but 90% of the time I find myself stitching by hand anyway. Why do I do it? I guess there's something therapeutic about placing each stitch, even if … Continue reading Quilting and Lightning
My first log cabin quilt (top). It's approximately 48 inches square. My plan is to go purchase some fabric for backing some of these quilt tops this afternoon.
Oh my. Which to pick..?
(Technically it's not quite done because it needs a white border.)
I've made 27 blocks now! I hope in another day or two I'll have 32 and can start putting together two crib quilt tops (16 blocks each plus sashing). Since I'm putting everything together from individual squares it's taking longer. The only shortcuts I'm using are to simultaneously make two half-square triangle squares (see photos … Continue reading Making a 16 Patch Star
Sorry there hasn't been a blog post in a few days. Things just get busy and by the time I have a chance to write a post, all sorts of things have gotten backed up. Then you get one of these miscellaneous life posts. Moppet picked lots and lots of flowers before, during, and after … Continue reading Bits and pieces
This top is done. I've folded it and set it aside for now. Maybe tomorrow I'll start another top. After I accumulate a few completed tops I'll get the batting and backings all together and have a sandwich-pinning fest. The only other thing I'm working on today is the second bonnet/and-booties set in blue.
Miniature dollhouse quilt now available in the shop!