I had the wonderful experience of being able to test patterns for Quiltmaker’s 100 block vol 12 magazine. It should be on news stands, I was able to get my copy in the mail today. It has some great ideas with easy to read patterns and quilts for inspiration. I was pushed in my piecing skills… Continue reading Quiltmaker 100 block vol 12
Here is the quilt made from cuddle fabric from Robert Kaufman. It is really soft , fuzzy and we call it Minky around here. I had no idea when my coworker ordered this kit it wasn’t 100 percent cotton. I followed all the directions to the last dotted i. I ironed on fusible interfacing on… Continue reading Wow, it worked!
This really amazing quilt is a scrappy quilt made by a 90 year old woman who is nothing short of amazing. She used scraps and the color choices are perfect. the fabrics are everything from chicks to calico to batiks and it looks fabulous! I free motion quilted a hook feather all over it. The… Continue reading A really fun scrappy quilt
But it all started with a few little , well a ton of wet heavy snow Friday night during the high school home game. We lost terribly we left the game a bit early, very unusual for us!. I was very cold and the snow continued all night. Good thing I have so many toasty… Continue reading Apple Cider, hay ride, football, atumnal weather … and snow?
AND it is in really good shape. I had my doubts that it could hold up under the stress of a long arm but it did for the most part. Some of the seams popped open. There are some areas that did not lie totally flat. But with the overall feather that was free motion… Continue reading Antique Quilt goes on the frame
The second week of our trip went like this: We went to the arch in St Louis, saw the Old courthouse where Dredd Scott went for his famous case and to the Green space where a zoo is. In this area is remnants of the World fair early last century. Driving around I was able… Continue reading last post about our Road Trip
Today we went to the Memphis zoo. It is a perfect day and I was surprised and what a wonderful zoo it is! The exhibits are very nice and I love how the gardens and culture of the country the animal represents, is incorporated as well. This is a world class zoo and I feel it… Continue reading Road Trip continues Memphis