Monthly Archives: October 2011

“Non-interlocking Interlocking Boxes” Quilting Design

I taught my friend Kim how to make a t-shirt quilt. She totally rocked it, didn’t she?  I knew you’d want to see.  I quilted this using my non-interlocking interlocking boxes pattern.  Yes, you heard me right.  I have one … Continue reading

Posted in Quilting Designs | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Wishbones– finally another finish!

Another finish!  I bought this fabric in January, I think.  I was going to make a display for my friend’s sewing lounge.  I’m kind of late getting it done.  In fact, I’m so late that she doesn’t carry the fabric … Continue reading

Posted in Finished Quilts, Quilting Designs | 3 Comments

Trick or Treat.

I’ve been wanting to make a bunting forever.  Or at least since I last made one and hung it in my son’s room.  To make a short story shorter, I pulled out a stack of Halloween fabric, many left over … Continue reading

Posted in Sewing Projects Finished | 7 Comments

The Birth of Something Potentially Awesome. Or not.

Whaddya think?  Does the small pop of blue add something interesting and unexpected, or is it just wrong?  Cast your vote.  Also, let me know if you have ideas of other colors to throw on the wall with these. Client … Continue reading

Posted in Design Process | 7 Comments

Varicose Threads

You might have heard of varicose veins.  If/when you get them, you no longer wear your booty shorts showcasing them– that’s just unsightly.  Well, in the quilting world, varicose thread is also a problem, especially if you tend to use … Continue reading

Posted in Machine Quilting | 1 Comment

(soon to be) The Hottest Trend in Quilting Stitches

I’ve heard that quilters always put their signature in their work– maybe it’s a type of flower or something that they sneak into each quilt.  For over a year now, I’ve been trying to find my own voice in longarming … Continue reading

Posted in Quilting Designs | 10 Comments

Border Patrol

I have a commission that has me stumped– and not just because it’s out of my comfort zone color-wise.  My client wanted mauve and sage green, so I found something I could live with, and then I found a pattern … Continue reading

Posted in Design Process | 6 Comments