By the calendar, spring started here several weeks ago. The snow which melted today tells another story. With that in mind, I selected some spring like fabrics for this batch of Sweetpea Pods. My to do list can be found here https://ponderingitall.blog/2018/01/07/2018-resolutions-part-1
I love working with bright fabrics and I am a fan of Carol Doak’s designs. So why did this project languish for so long? The world may never know! Here it is in all it’s happy glory! And here is my “before” post https://ponderingitall.blog/2018/01/07/2018-resolutions-part-1
Second in my series of Carol Doak seasonal blocks, here is SPRING! Spring has been shy in the Midwest this year so it is nice to have a reminder of it on my wall. The “before” post is https://ponderingitall.blog/2018/01/07/2018-resolutions-part-1/ And Winter is here https://ponderingitall.blog/2017/11/28/winter/ Summer will be on my list for FAL2018q2.… Continue reading Spring
This quilt was originally made for a spare son’s high school graduation in 2005. It has seen much use since then and came to me for repairs Here is the repaired view: And here it is when it came in for repairs: The binding has been re-attached, some seams have been strengthened, a few pieces… Continue reading Repaired
These pods are fun to make, here are my four latest creations: For those keeping track, these are part of my commitment for the fourth quarter of Finish A Long as stated he https://ponderingitall.blog/2017/10/02/1512-75/ And some of them are already gone, having been gifted to my Sit and Sew. I took all 10 I have… Continue reading Four New Pods
Several years ago (isn’t that a lazy way of saying I don’t want to look it up?) I made some monthly blocks designed by Carol Doak. My plan became to form them into seasonal wall hangings. It is now my pleasure to introduce you to Winter! It is my plan to work on each of… Continue reading Winter
Six Sweet Pea Pods, say that quickly more than once, are done and circling together on my table. Today’s completion is brought to you courtesy of Joan Hawley’s Craftsy class, Zippered Bags with a Twist. My technique was to watch a video segment then make that part of the project (x6), lather, rinse and repeat.… Continue reading Sweet!