WIP Wednesday: Quilt Tops & Funky Log Cabins

I can’t tell you how happy it makes me to look outside and see bright, clear skies.  Today is a beauty, but at only 20 degrees that means my pretty bags and quilt tops need to stay indoors. So instead of nice outdoor shots today, I brought some current WIP and a few finished ones upstairs this morning and took over my family room. Last week’s WIP was of this quilt. The Sugar Block Club 2014 quilt.  I finally found {Read More}

Summer Vacation, Quilt Blocks & Cats in Scrubs….

There is going to be a whole lot of randomness in this post today!! I realized yesterday it had been some time since my last post, so I wanted to check in to say hi and share with you what I’ve been up to.  Last month was a busy one for our house. We spent a week at the beach then two of our clan headed to upstate NY for Scout Camp the day after we got back.  While the {Read More}

WIP Wednesday ~ Ok and Re-do Blocks

I finished two more blocks in the 163 Patchwork Book this past week.  One was in what I now call the “easy” section of the book and the other farther in the back.  I am still struggling with enlarging them to an 8″ x 8″ block, but I think if I set my printer to 346% zoom I get an 8″ block printed out. It’s a pain, but I really need to have them as a guide or for piecing. {Read More}

Quilted Sketchbook Cover

Do you sketch down your project ideas? Maybe on paper scraps or if you’re super talented on a computer program? I tend to sketch on simple art sketchbooks, but they end up all over the house after I set them aside (and forget where they are!) So this weekend I decided to make a cover for my sketchbook and an extra pocket for a blog planner. I knew I wanted it quilted and super padded, so after I took a {Read More}

It’s Coming! It’s Coming!

I’ve got such a jumble of news and other things to share I forgot Menu Monday!  Yesterday, I got a call from the wonderful lady who has longarmed my Craftsy quilt. She said it was ready and after she squared it up it was off to the postman. WooHoo! I cannot wait to see my quilt and look at all the pretty stitching she did.  I will share tons of pictures as well as her contact information with you later {Read More}

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