The weather is glorious in Minnesota today, so I took my Patchwork Quilt Along quilt on a little walk-about in my yard, attempting to take some pretty photos to share with you. It\'s a bit tricky when the sun is shining full force, but I found a protected spot on my front porch and snapped… Continue reading Patchwork Quilt Along: Quilted, bound and ready for spring!
When I was a child, gumdrops were one of my favorite treats. I loved the shape, the colors and (of course) the taste. A box of Dots still holds a childlike appeal to me, and the red ones are my favorite. So today I am pleased to share another new pattern with you: Gumdrops. Select… Continue reading New pattern: Gumdrops, a layer cake quilt
Today is an \"icing on the cake\" day in my quilting world. I\'ve finished my Patchwork Quilt Along top and the pieced backing! This journey began in January of 2017, and I have thoroughly enjoyed making these petite blocks each month with Fat Quarter Shop. There is something so satisfying in taking your time and enjoying the piecing… Continue reading Patchwork Quilt Along: A finished top and back!
Here we are . . . it\'s December and we are sewing our final block in the 2017 Patchwork Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop. The December block is called Mother\'s Own. What a sweet, nostalgic name.I have two tools that I have found invaluable during this quilt along: Alphabitties and a Lori Holt Cute Cuts 5 1/2\"… Continue reading December Mother\’s Own blocks: Patchwork Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop
How did it happen? There are only two blocks left in the 2017 Patchwork Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop. It seems like just yesterday that I was eagerly cutting up fabric for the first block! Today I\'m sharing my November blocks: Spinning Tops!I\'ve been sewing with one of Brenda Riddle\'s beautiful collections, Fleurs. Fat Quarter Shop carries several Brenda… Continue reading November Spinning Tops blocks: Patchwork Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop