2017 Designer Mystery, July…

Here is the July block for the 2017 Designer Mystery. I love how satisfying it is to finish up these blocks on a monthly basis. I have a big pile of flying geese blocks to make for this quilt but I’ve decided that I am not going to focus on the flying geese blocks until…

Oh Baby! IBA Progress…

I’ve been working on the baby quilt for the Island Batik Ambassadors July Challenge. I’ve actually made some good progress. There s quite a few photos here so  I tried to condense them for you Working on this quilt has been a really fun exercise in dealing with color. Each of the blocks started with…

June Patchwork Quilt Along…

Alright! I’m caught up on the Fat Quarter Shop Patchwork Quilt Along. I’m not even late because the next set of directions come out on the 15th! If you recall I’m using two lines of Sweetwater fabric for this Quilt Along, Holly’s Tree Farm and Cookie Exchange. This is all the 5 1/2″ blocks I…

Stash Bee 2017 Finish…

I’m really not good at taking photos of the whole quilt. There’s an art to draping a quilt over something so you can see all the quilt. It’s hard when you’re out taking photos on your own. But this is my finished quilt for the 2017 Stash Bee. If you recall, I was the Queen…

Oh Baby! Quilt Progress…

Today I thought I would share with you what I’ve been working on this week. This is a pile of 4 1/2″ half square triangles for the July, Island Batik Ambassadors challenge. This month we’re making baby gifts so I am going for the biggest pop of color with these gorgeous batik fabrics. I spent…

There’s Only Stars Here…

Sorry, no stripes to be found on this day after Independence Day. I hope you had a wonderful celebration if you are in the U.S. I haven’t done a ton of sewing lately, part of it is because I’ve had other non-sewing stuff going on and part of it is because I haven’t really been…

Bison and A Finished Quilt…

Just Northeast of Denver is a Wildlife Refuge that used to be the Rocky Mountain Arsenal. The Arsenal was a chemical weapons manufacturing center for the United States starting in 1942. The Rocky Mountain Arsenal closed in 1985 when clean up began at the site and the land sat empty and unused for years. It…