~ The 1718 Coverlet ~ Top is Done!!

In February of 2015 I joined my first online quilt-a-long, The 1718 Coverlet by Susan Briscoe.  I’m a history buff so when I read the history of this quilt I decided to jump in and give it a try.  And with so many talented and experienced quilters sewing along, I knew help would be available for me. Each month for the past year Sarah Fielke and Amy Lobsinger have listed a group of blocks from the book for us to {Read More}

Studio Happenings & Foam Experimenting

Hi all!  I am in the middle of a few projects at the moment, so I wanted to stop for a bit and share what they are.  Some are going better than others, but that is the case most of the time around here! Ongoing Project: Month 4 of the 1718 Coverlet QAL: If you read THIS post you know I’ve busy sewing this coverlet since January.  We do anywhere from 10-16 blocks a months and try to keep it {Read More}

WIP Wednesday ~ The 1718 Coverlet QAL ~ February Blocks

I am a huge antique-er (is that a word?).  I have many old pieces of furniture, art, and assorted goodies in my home with stories to tell.  So when I first heard Susan Briscoe released a book called The 1718 Coverlet I knew I had to look it up.  This book shares the history of a 69 block beauty, which is said to be the the oldest dated British patchwork coverlet. After I purchased the book I read it. And re-read it.  This coverlet {Read More}

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