I’ve been making quilts for a LONG time. In fact, I made my first quilt in 1992 . . . an Eleanor Burns “Around the World – Quilt in a Day” project. Thirty-one years later, you’d think some of the thrill would have worn off. Sure, there have been projects so frustrating or tedious that… Continue reading Sweetwater’s Blizzard Panel: a quick quilt
Hello quilting friends! In my last blog post, I shared that I was going to make a real effort to complete some in-progress projects rather than starting something new . . . or worse yet, buying something new. For the most part, I’ve been a pretty good girl. Here’s what I’ve been up to this… Continue reading Finished project: Autumn Harvest quilt
One evening this past week, I took an inventory of my quilting projects in progress and on deck. I made a list and broke it down into these categories: At the quilter (1) In progress (3) Cut and ready to sew (2) Kits I've purchased from other shops, waiting to be cut (5) Kits on… Continue reading Progress: 9-Patch Pivot for Christmas
Hello quilting friends! Are you "season confused" like I am? It's not even Halloween yet, but there is snow in the forecast. I love sewing "in season" so I should be working on autumn projects. However, at the first sign of flurries, I'll probably want to bust out the Christmas fabrics. I've got you covered… Continue reading Pattern sale at Carried Away Quilting!
Autumn is upon us, which means that the holiday season is not too far away. I guess that’s my signal to release a new Christmas pillow pattern. You know I can’t help myself! I love a project that can be completed in a weekend and allows me to play with my favorite saved scraps. So… Continue reading New pattern: Noel pillow