Spectrum

     After a busy weekend sewing, I am so excited to share my quilt Spectrum. I originally had this idea as a QuiltCon 2016 submission but didn’t get my act together. So I decided to make it early to have it ready to submit for QuiltCon 2017. As it turns out, I will remake it…

Working on a Quilt

 It is National Quilting Day – a day that should be a holiday in my book! What else am I to do but work on a quilt.  Here is my hand drawn pattern. This is more math than I ever expected to do for a single quilt.    And here are my fabrics – all from…

Patchwork Sitges 2016 – The Vendor Market

  After visiting several beautiful buildings filled with quilts and admiring the architecture, I finally set out to find the Patchwork de Sitges vendor market. I looked and I looked but couldn’t find it, and several people carrying quilts bags didn’t speak English. Eventually I got lucky though…   Imagine three huge tents on the promenade overlooking…

Patchwork Sitges 2016 – The Quilts

My brother uses the phrase, “sometimes the bear gets you, sometimes you get the bear.” Today I got the bear.   I am in Barcelona for a pitch this weekend and had some free time this afternoon after a meeting. Like any good quilter, I had googled local shops and went for a visit. When I…

Happy Little Owl Quilt

 Just finished the binding, with the help of my mother-in-law, on this happy little owl quilt. It is made from a charm pack and yardage of AdornIt fabrics that I picked up at QuiltCon. I really love it for a baby.    The fabric in this line is so charming and the palette is warm…

My Weird Little Pin Quilt

  As part of my mission to finish projects and have less clutter in my sewing space, I finally finished my weird little pin quilt. I made this with 2.5″ squares of Kona cotton, using all the colors that were available when I stitched the top about two years ago. The quilt measures 22″ x 38″…