Primitive Snowman Pillows

  I tried something a little different today and made these two 14″ square primitive snowman pillows. I did some small table runners last year that were well received at craft shows. So I thought I would try these out.    The pattern is a simple 16-patch with 2.5″ squares,  a 1″ finished inner border and…

Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall

A customer wrote a couple of weeks ago looking for a special birthday gift for his mom. He had the great idea of doing four seasonal pillows, one for each season, and requested they be done in my string pillow design. I love how they turned out! He gave me a little background about his…

Pulling Fabrics

Yay! No work today. So, why am I sitting on the couch in my bedroom still answering emails? Hmmmm. Am I that busy at work, or simply stalling? Ok. The minute I finish this post I’m going downstairs to get more coffee and then upstairs to start the sewing marathon! First up will be the…

Getting a jump on graduation!

My stepdaughter is graduating from high school in June and her Dad and I have been thinking about how to commemorate such a special occasion. She is off to college next year and only wants things for her dorm. There is a quilt in her future and tonight I made her this pillow to commemorate…

New York, New York

The City Quilter in NYC has amazing NYC fabric that they designed. I leave for Australia on Monday and will be shop hopping with someone I met on this blog and wanted to bring her a gift. So, I made her a NYC themed pillow.   I liked the pillow so much when done, that I…

All dressed up and nowhere to go!

It has been a lazy weekend. I did back to back trips to Chicago at the end of last week and was quite tired this weekend. I slept a lot, platter tennis with Maddie and Rob on Saturday and Sunday, and shopped a little bit to get ready for my trip to Australia. So, with…