I’ve never been a fan of hearts in my quilts or crafts, but even I can make an exception. About 20 years ago I made this little quilt with my first daughter in mind. What can I say people around me, inspire my fabric choices. My daughters have always been a source of inspiration for… Continue reading February Features Hearts in the Art and Craft World
I love to celebrate new life with a little something homemade. I didn't have much time according to the baby shower invitation. Time is subjective to a Quilter . We need a lot of it, to do what we do! Beside’s my time restraint, I didn't know the new mother well. I didn’t know the nursery decor,… Continue reading Something Pink for Someone Little
This is probably going to be the last quilt I make in 2017. Last night I finished the quilting. Next on my list, is to trim and bind. The fabric is a layer cake mixed with black yardage that I picked up a few years ago. I plan to make the pattern again in fresh… Continue reading The Moda Love Layercake Quilt
What does an empty nest mom do when Halloween comes along? I decided to make a quilt. Of course the theme would be spooky and the pattern bold. I had a stash of fabric and the will to craft it into something special. I felt a little forlorn with the weather changing and no little… Continue reading The Swoon Halloween quilt
This quilt has become a favorite of mine. It made the wall in my sewing/quilting room. I take it to class with me when I’m teaching machine quilting because it contains good examples of free motion, computer, and micro quilting. Plus it’s small, so it’s portable. The pattern is from Fig Tree &Co. It’s called… Continue reading Cherry quilt
When I'm working on a quilt I like to keep my tools on a quilted placemat. It's easy to reach items and I can put them back and nothing rolls off onto floor. In a future post, I'll show how I made these useful placemats.
I had the opportunity to visit the Longarm Quilting Academy in Fort Worth Texas. Here is a little tour of the beautiful shop. The Owner and operator of the clean organized store is Nanc Christopherson. I had the pleasure of working with Nanc when we were National Sales Educator's for Handi Quilter, manufacturers of a large line… Continue reading A visit to the Longarm Quilting Academy in Fort Worth Texas
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