2017 May

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Two Project Updates…

First, I finished the quilt top for my 2016 Designer Mystery from Fat Quarter Shop. I’m not going to quilt this one so I packed up the quilt top, the backing and the binding for my long arm quilter. She’s a wonderfully talented quilter and she will attach your binding to your quilt if youRead More

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Modern Batik Challenge Reveal…

The challenge for the Island Batik Ambassadors for the month of May was to make a modern quilt of any size. The Modern Quilt Guild states “Modern quilts are primarily functional and inspired by modern design. Modern quilters work in different styles and define modern quilting in different ways, but several characteristics often appear whichRead More

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Stash Bee for May…

I found a little of my Sewjo so I could get the May Stash Bee block completed before the end of the month. Bethany, our Queen for May chose the block Converging Corners in a purple, peach and low volume palate. I never thought to put these colors together but I think this is goingRead More

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The Last Block…

That’s it. That’s the last block for the 2016 Designer Mystery quilt along. I really like this block, it is called Narcissus. It went together very simply but it honestly took me all day to do this block. I just wasn’t feeling like sewing and I was distracted by everything. Laundry, the dog, making lunch,Read More