During last week’s sweltering heat, I spent my evenings binding away indoors. Handwork is not everyone’s cup of tea, but I have always enjoyed binding. As I sit on my big comfy sofa, the repetition of placing little stitches in pretty fabric is very relaxing. My first finish was a beachy Fat Quarter Flourish mini… Continue reading Starry Stockings: a chambray version!
It’s been extremely hot in Minnesota these past few weeks, and I know many of you are experiencing the same sweltering conditions. There is one silver lining to this miserable heat, I don’t feel guilty about staying indoors in the evenings and getting carried away quilting! More specifically, I’ve been carried away binding. I really… Continue reading Finished! A beachy version of Fat Quarter Flourish
You all know how much I love pumpkin quilts . . . and wall hangings, and runners and pillows! There is something so satisfying about cutting, stitching and pressing my favorite falls fabrics and watching a cute autumn gourd emerge from my efforts. Simply put, it brings me happiness. I know that many of you… Continue reading New pillow patterns: Plus a Pumpkin and Dreamy Pumpkin
It’s early March and many of us are eagerly anticipating the first sightings of tulips, daffodils, green grass and budding trees. So, I feel like I should apologize for showing you yet another Christmas quilt. My second Journeys quilt is complete and I just had to share! My original Journey’s quilt featured rich Art Gallery… Continue reading Journeys fat quarter quilt for Christmas
Hello quilting friends! I'm popping in today with a hot tip . . . a quilt shop in Idaho is offering fabric kits to make my Journeys quilt. Zip over to the Olie & Evie website and you'll find two fabric kits available: One is a fat quarter bundle and the other is a fat… Continue reading Quilt shop offers Journeys fabric kits