Category Archives: fabric

Pincushion Practice

I have been intrigued watching the social media fascination with the creation of these cute and colorful, pieced miniature quilts disguised as pincushions. I fell in love with this one from V and Co., this one from Fresh Lemons Quilts, and … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, fabric, Pin cushion | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

This past week I had a lower back then a knee injury which kept me close to home and spending time sitting with ice packs and heat pads.  It’s very rare for me to sit for longer than a few … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, beads, embroidery, fabric, garden | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

From This to This to This

From this stack of solid cotton fabric To these 3″, 4″ and 5″ strips To this quilt top. I saw this design/kit in the new Keepsake Quilting catalog and realized that I already had lots of solid cotton fabrics that … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, fabric, quilting | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Beginnings: A New Quilt or …

The weather has turned cooler and rainy in the past week which changed my crafty focus from art journaling to quilting. I’m starting a new quilt (or pillows for the couch) using Half Square Triangles and American Made Brand cotton solids. … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, fabric, quilting | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

On towards reduce and reuse

In my ongoing quest to minimize my belongings (or should I say the things that own me), I continue to clear out things I have been stashing (hoarding).  My next project uses a stack of 1930’s reproduction fabric prints.  I … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, fabric, recycled | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Side tracked, again

I’ve spent the past few days continuing to piece four patch blocks for my youngest son’s quilt.  I became restless with the continued lull of the cool color scheme and decided to pull this out for another look. Don’t you … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, art, beads, embroidery, fabric, quilting | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quilt in the Making

I have finally begun my youngest son’s quilt for his twin bed.  He chose the cool color side of the spectrum, yellow-green, green, teal, blue, purple.  We decided to use a four-patch theme with a pattern of the dark patches … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, fabric, quilting | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment