meteorological quilt

The daughter came home not long ago, asking if I could make a “meteorological quilt” for her science teacher who is due with her first child later this year.  In fact, unless there’s a surprise, it will be well past the school year has ended so going into it, there wasn’t a deadline to get…

Bloom block 2

Oops!  I made those green stems a little too long.  That pushed the petals into the border which I didn’t realize until I had completely hand appliqued the entire thing and was sewing the sashing on. Bigger is not always better!

Bloom block 1

Oops! I realized I didn’t post the final picture with the sashing included.

Bee In My Bonnet

A friend of mine is a big fan of Lori Holt’s style and went to a retreat that she hosted previously.  So she asked if I wanted to do this quilt along.  I like this one because she publishes a picture of the final project so at least I know what I’m getting myself into….

1st Leah Day block

I signed up for the machine quilting block party that Leah Day is selling on her website.  Basically that means that each month she’ll post a block with instructions on how to piece it and a template for quilting it also. I’ve never done a “quilt as you go” before because I have a Sweet…

Eleanor Burns

There I was, watching Quilt In A Day on a Saturday morning when I saw a quilt that just really struck my eye.  And I thought – hey!  I have a bunch of primary color batiks in 10″ squares that would be perfect for a quilt.  I’m naming this one Stained Glass quilt. This is…