All UFO’s finished and I am getting ready to start on some more aprons and pet mats, and a few more Quillows. I don’t want to make too many until I see how they sell. This past few weeks I have been trying to do too much. I don’t seem to be getting anything totally accomplished and this drives me crazy. I have gone back … Continue reading Beautiful Monday
I have had shelves about 20inches wide and 12 inches deep in my sewing room from the floor to the ceiling. I have put books or fabric and things like this for years. Sunday night I went to get some fabric off one of the shelves and the top shelf started to fall and all of a sudden I was in an avalanche of fabric. … Continue reading And They Came Tumbling Down
I normally sew every day, but due to life, eye issues, and working on genealogy I haven’t hardly touched the machine. With this happening I look at the computer and think, “What to blog about?” I was brain dead This morning after a little while of sewing it has opened the mind and I have all kinds of things to make or do. Crazy how … Continue reading
I was given some fabric and there were 2 unfinished quilts and the person who gave it to me asked me to finish the 2 quilts. One was a baby quilt and only needed a binding. The other was stacks of 4 inch squares (cut by hand). The squares were shades of purple and there was no pattern. Judy told me her mother who is … Continue reading Have you ever been asked to finish something?
Sounds fun right? It is thanks to Jenny Doan. I love her Youtube videos, and have had the pleasure of meeting her a few times, learned to make easy and perfect pinwheels. I am bringing back a project that my grandkids loved growing up( a mere 15 plus years). It is a blanket with a pocket on the back. When not used it folds up … Continue reading Easy Pinwheel Quillow
This last week a question was posted on Friends of Farmhouse Quilts about rulers and their accuracy among different brands. This jarred the memory to a mini workshop I attended last year at our quilt guild. Quilting 101. Now I will start out saying I am a self taught quilter. I started out at the age of 8 or 9 learning to sew from my … Continue reading Quilting questions I never thought about.
I will be looking at fabric trying to decide on what I want to make next. I have the border to put on the Eagle wall hanging and then it will be finished. I have quite a bit of fabric I have purchased from New Mexico, and Arizona. I think I will make a Southwest quilt. Will go great with my colors in the house. … Continue reading Are you going to e watching Football?