This year I began my Christmas decorating a full week before Thanksgiving. I don’t normally do that, but Minnesota had a whopper of a snowstorm in mid-November. I decided that rather than sulk (which I really wanted to do), maybe I should just embrace the season. Winter came early, so the decorating came early too.In my… Continue reading Moda Love Quilt for Christmas
I can\'t believe my journey has come to an end on the Crossroads Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop. I am so thankful to FQS for including me in this special quilt along, which has raised over $12,000 for the March of Dimes. Thank you to all of you who joined the journey as well, by sewing… Continue reading Crossroads Quilt Along: My finished quilt
It seems to me that most quilters are pretty goal oriented about their quilting. We typically sew with a purpose . . . to make a gift, to finish a forgotten work-in-progress, to make a quilt for a certain spot in our home, to master a new technique, or to make good use of our stash. But… Continue reading Sewing therapy: Crossing Petals to the rescue!
It was 8 months ago, December 9 to be exact, that I wrote a blog post announcing my participation in the Crossroads Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop. It has been a wonderful journey. The excitement began in January, when the much anticipated Strawberry Fields Revisited fabric collection by Fig Tree & Company arrived on my doorstep.… Continue reading Crossroads Quilt Along: Finishing the Top
Friends, I cannot believe that we are so close to the finish line in the Crossroads Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop. The July assignment is the Chain Block and you\'ll need to make 18 of them. (YES, EIGHTEEN) But they are seriously fun, fast and oh so scrappylicious. Joanna of Fig Tree & Company is some kind… Continue reading Crossroads Quilt Along: the Chain Block