Hello quilting friends! We are facing winter storm warnings in the week ahead, according to the weatherman. It’s only February, so I guess this cruel weather pattern is to be expected in Minnesota. But I am really looking forward to springtime. I have had enough of icy roads, mounds of snow, and bitter winds. Bah… Continue reading Pattern Sale at Carried Away Quilting!
Hello quilting friends! I haven’t blogged for nearly a month, and although our conversations are always one-sided (with poor you listening to chatty me), I felt lonesome for my connection with you. I haven’t done much sewing lately, but I did finish binding a project that I began at fall quilt retreat. I also tossed… Continue reading Christmas quilts around the house
A few months ago when Moda started sharing teaser photos of an upcoming flannel collection called “Yuletide Gatherings” by Primitive Gatherings, I knew immediately that I would need this fabric in my life. Soft, high quality Moda flannels to keep me snuggly warm during harsh winter months Traditional Christmas reds and greens made vibrant by… Continue reading Lakeside Star featuring Yuletide Gatherings flannels
My second Lakeside Star quilt is finished and ready to be gifted to a lovely bride and groom-to-be, our beautiful niece and her handsome fiancé! I hope this quilt will add the warm reminder of family love and support to their home. We live several states apart and don’t get to see them often. It’s… Continue reading Another Lakeside Star quilt!
In February I introduced you to my new fat quarter pattern, Lakeside Star. This bold, dynamic quilt makes a statement with thoughtful color and print placement. My original quilt showcased a blue, butterscotch and taupe color combination. I recently completed another Lakeside Star top featuring crimson, brown and taupe prints. I’m doing my final pressing and then she’ll… Continue reading Lakeside Star: a crimson version