Finished a Christmas mini

I am in an Instagram Christmas mini quilt swap and have wanted to do wonky Christmas trees for some time. My partner loves pink for Christmas, as do I, and she especially doesn’t love traditional Christmas color combinations. So I did pink, teal and grey and quilted it with bright pink holly leaves. I hope…

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…

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,…

A Gift for Ilana

Technically I can’t call this a Christmas gift given it is so late, so we’ll call it a “thanks for always doing such a great job gift.” Ilana, of Luxury Nails in Woodcliff Lake NJ, has been doing my nails for about three years now, and she is such a pleasure. The manicure is always…