Friday, September 26, 2008

Snapshots quilt

I finally have a quilt to share with you! I used Suzanne’s Meandering Magic with curls. This was my first attempt at doing this. I found it really hard to do a large meandering so I used the CD’s as guides.

I chalked the border design.

Front of the quilt.

This is the back of the quilt.

Friday, September 19, 2008

Look what's on my design wall!

I skipped posting a few steps with this quilt but it is on the design wall now, Yeah! What do you think? I would of never picked these shades of purple but they really seem to work. I originally had rusts and browns pick out but they didn't do anything for this top. Hopefully there will be lots of sewing this weekend.

Sunday, September 14, 2008


I want to share with you one of my favorite quilting tools. It's called Aquadoodle, you won't find this at your local quilting shop but you can find it at almost any store that sells kids toys. I'm not sure what you do with it if you buy it for it's intended purpose, I think it draws on special paper. I like to mark my quilts for quilting with school chalk or Mark-B-Gone. The Aquadoodle holds plain water that I use to remove the chalk or the blue Mark-B-Gone. It's not as messy as using the spray bottle to get rid of the marks.

I have my challenge quilt for Little Hills Quilt Club finished and ready to bind. I can only show you a little picture since I think we are suppose to keep it a secret. I don't think anyone from club knows I have a blog but just in case you see it keep it a secret, O.K.

I'm still working on the half square triangles too. I have of them sewn into pinwheels now. Yeah!! No pictures yet to share.

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Making slow progress...

Still sewing the half square triangles. Hopefully, I will have some pictures this weekend.

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Step 1 - complete!

I finally finished step 1 of the Old Tobacco Road mystery quilt! 182 4 patches and 8 half 4 patches. Yeah!! I am working on step 2 now.....388 half square triangles, no that isn't a typo, it may be awhile before I have something to post on step two.

I finished a customer quilt this morning so as soon as I get permission to post the quilt I will show you.