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…

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″…

Finally it hangs

I got this quilt as a gift for a new house more than a decade ago (more like a bakers dozen). When my friends started making it I was buying a house with a big open wall. That deal fell through because the owners decided not to move and I bought another house. As much…

For Lisa

I previously wrote about how metastatic breast cancer sucks. In that post I wrote about Lisa Bonchek Adams I have read so much of her writing and she is an inspiration. She wrote this poem and tweeted it every day: These words are very meaningful so I made this wall hanging for my friend and…

Greeting Card Holder

One of my last custom orders of 2013 was a greeting card holder. I usually make these for Christmas. This particular customer wanted one to hide a thermostat in her kitchen and asked for wine and fruit-related fabrics. The six pockets hold multiple cards each but can be used for general mail as well. I…