Two quilts are close enough to being done that I made binding this week. Luckily, I am better at making it than I am at photographing it. Both quilts are to be delivered over Labor Day weekend, they might be ready in time!
I have been sharing images of this quilt in various stages of completion since last fall. It is done and ready to share with the graduate. She requested a quilt with yellow, black and blue fabrics. She also expressed interest in secondary patterns. Thanks to a windfall from a raffle at my guild several years… Continue reading Class of 2019 First Quilt
The Quilt of Valor presentation is tomorrow, I finished this quilt yesterday. So excited to honor my friend, a Viet Nam veteran who plays guitar. He regularly shares his gift at a local coffee house and other venues around town. Most of the quilts at the ceremony will be red, white, and blue. That’s OK,… Continue reading Success-Two Days Ahead!
As you may recall, I was going to take a class on ruler work with a domestic machine and make some doll quilts for further practice. That post is here: https://ponderingitall.blog/2019/01/18/2019-1st-quarter/ I did take a ruler work class, such a fun and useful technique. The class was taught at Quilt Addicts Anonymous, using rulers designed… Continue reading Doll Quilt Success!
As I was sorting through my jewelry, I kept running across earrings and a necklace or two from my Christmas collection. Now they are living together in their own Sweetpea Pod. And I have an extra one ready for someone else! So cute! Here is where it all started: https://ponderingitall.blog/2019/01/18/2019-1st-quarter/
The Big Boy quilt is done! I used Christa Watson’s pattern, Out of the Box, featured in the December 2018 issue of American Patchwork & Quilting. Upon opening it, my grandson announced it had a spider web and rolled around in it. High praise from the 3.5 year old world! Here we are with his… Continue reading Big Boy Quilt
Fresh from my sewing room are 10 more gadget holders, all for Christmas gifting. So I am writing this on December 18 but will not post it until after they have been distributed. These were fun to make, I hope they will be useful to the intended recipients. As you can see, 4 of them… Continue reading Ten More Gadget Holders