Trying to get back to blogging

Work has been cray-cray. It has been about six weeks since I have blogged and that is the longest I have abandoned my site. I have done some sewing, but not enough. Plus, beyond work being crazy busy, my long arm machine was down for the better part of three weeks – frustrating me and…

Awesome Swap Mini Quilt

I joined a Pink Swap and made my partner a Sugar Skull quilt. I loved it so much that I made one for myself too. I was very excited to see what I would get in return, and boy was it worth the wait!  First of all, you have to love a package that comes…

Once Upon A Time Swap

This was a fun Instagram swap to do. The challenge he was to make a mini quilt in the theme of “once upon a time,” and the swap was hosted by Amista Baker. When I signed up I was thinking of my guidance which was around rainbows and unicorns. My partners mosaic had really cool…

Sugar Skull

I made this mini quilt for a pink swap on Instagram but loved it so much I made one for myself. It is a sugar skull from Tula Pink’s book, Quilt with Tula and Angela. The quilt measure 29″ x 31″.  I custom quilted it with stippling for the skull, loops for the border, a…

Strawberry Mini

Just a quicknpistctonshare this strawberry mini quilt that I made for the Think Outside the Box instagram swap. The requirement was that your quilt not be square or rectangle. My partner loves fruit blocks and Fig Tree Quilts fabric. This looked like a perfect combo – a Fog Tree Strawberry.  The quilting is a swirly,…

Obsessed with Swaps

Lately I have been doing a lot of swaps. There are a few reason. First, they are a great way to try new patterns, fabrics and methods with a minimal commitment. Second, sometimes I don’t have the brain space for a big project. I was off today but spent most of the day multitasking and…