Tag 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

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

Cloth Weaving with Jude Hill

What is cloth weaving?  It is recycling of old cloth and weaving it into new cloth.  Jude Hill at Spirit Cloth has taken this concept to a new level by creating story quilts using this technique as her design base.  I signed up for her Cloth … Continue reading

Posted in 2010, fabric, quilting | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments