Yes, I’m a lazy quilter. I love to make quilts, but I don’t always have the time or patience to piece a bunch of tiny triangles, squares or rectangles (we won’t even talk about circles) into a quilt large enough to do anything but put in a baby’s crib, or to use as a table runner. Which is why I’m having fun designing a bunch of “mock blocks” that have the look of being pieced, without all the time and effort to piece each block. Read the rest of this entry
Oh, my goodness, what a day! Muse had me working hard today, but I have very little to show for it. Just 1 new fabric design. ::sigh:: Read the rest of this entry
So, I managed to let Day 120 go by without posting about it. That does not mean that I didn’t make anything! Read the rest of this entry
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For the past two days, I’ve been posting my fabric patterns featuring stars. Today, it’s time for the bars. Many of the bars also have stars.
So, for today (so far) I have even more star patterns to show off. Of course, these are just “snippets” of the full patterns, which will be available soon on Spoonflower.com. Read the rest of this entry
I think it’s hysterical the way my Muse chooses to incite my creativity.
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Well, maybe not a “warrior”, but I did manage to work my way through a quilt top and back for a friend’s new daughter. And “weekend quilter” just didn’t have the right alliteration. Read the rest of this entry
So, I realized that I had alluded to some “quilting misadventures” yesterday. Here’s the story… Read the rest of this entry
Sadness this morning, as I finally discovered instructions to make the very quilt block I thought I had “invented”. But never fear! I have a plan cooking in the back of my brain to turn this frown upside down… Read the rest of this entry
OMG! You guys! I just came up with a crazy cool idea for a fun quilt block! It should be super easy to do, too! Once I get my fabric and sewing machines back out of storage and set up, that is…
Here’s a hint: it’s based on a 9-patch block. Easy, right? (No, it’s not the pictured block. It’s gonna be way cooler than that!)
And when it’s done, I’ll post a photo and a tutorial for ya. Read the rest of this entry