Wednesday, December 23, 2009


Working on some patches of a different type. This is my sons flight jacket with all the places he has been or squadrons he worked with.

It was a lot easier than I thought it world be. I used a leather needle and nylon thread. I read that what they use to treat the leather will break down cotton thread. This made it faster since I used a clear thread and didn't need to make any color changes.

I hope to be back to quilting after the holidays. I have a big project to share with you.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Park City Girl - Giveaway!

Park City Girl is having a giveaway for her 400th post! You could win a set of 8 Meadowsweet fat quarters for Quilted treasures.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Figgy Pudding Quilt by Moda

Since I don't have anything to show you I thought I would pass this free pattern from Moda on to you that I saw on there site. It is called Figgy Pudding since that is the fabric line they used but you could use any fabric. It measures 64 X 88 finished. This would be a great idea to scale down in a baby size quilt.

I have a big quilt to paper piece that I will be starting in January that I plan to share with you. Lots of Hoffman Batiks will be used. I can't wait to get started but I know it will be better if I wait until after Christmas to start.

Friday, December 4, 2009

Star quilt

Here is the last quilt I did for this year. A star quilt with stitch in the ditch and some vine leafs.

A little closer picture:

You should be able to click on the picture for a bigger picture.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Snowman towels

Ever since I saw this post from Pleasant Home on her Halloween Dish towels I have been wanting to make some of these. I got to Target to late to get the cute pumpkin towels but I was in Hancock Fabrics and saw these cute snowmen towels on sale for $1.40 a piece.

A few Hoffman batik fabrics later and two towels ready for gift giving. I now have two towels for hostess gifts. Anyone want to invite me over?

If towels aren't your thing check out her Dollar store Christmas stocking. Super Cute!

Saturday, November 21, 2009

More Jelly Pops Blocks

I have the last of the Jelly Pop blocks completed!

I finished the last customer quilt for the year so I should be able to get back to my own work and post a little more. I also got an Acer Aspire one for my anniversary gift that I think is going to make posting a lot easier.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009


Happy Veterans Day to all who have served our great nation. Thank you for your courage and dedication. Thank you for our freedom.

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Kitty Pi

A knitting post for the Ravelry viewers. You can find the free pattern here if you have a Ravelry account or here if you don't you can even get the pattern in Norwegian.

I just finished the Kitty Pi bed for Stripes. I think he likes it!
Looks like he is a little shy for the pictures covering his eyes.
I think I may be waking him up now.

Yep, I think he is saying enough of the pictures already!

Good night Stripes.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009


I'm back from Houston . Houston was amazing as always but no pictures because I didn't take my camera. I volunteered in the QOV booth on Friday afternoon and I got to quilt a QOV on the new Gammill. That was very cool! I didn't know I was going to be quilting while I was there so I was relieved that June had a easy quilt and design already picked for a quilt that I could do. Simply ribbons with stars for the quilting. I think the QOV website is down so the hyper links may not work but will when they get it back up and running. Here is a link to their blog.

I have some quilts finished and ready to deliver! I still need to call and make arrangements for delivery before I can show you more. It would be nice if it wasn't dark when I get home at night for some pictures so this may be all you get to see.

Popcorn Panto


Baptist Fan - I love this design!

Wednesday, October 14, 2009


I'm packed and ready to go! Anyone else going to be at International Quilt Festival?

Monday, October 12, 2009

Park City Girl's Quilt Festival - Fall 2009

I'm participating for the first time in Amy's quilt festival Fall 2009. I had a hard time picking a quilt but I have decided on this quilt that I made for my first granddaughter. I wish you could touch the Minky and feel how soft it is. The animal faces are machine embroidered on Minky fabric and the backing is also Minky. A very snuggley quilt. Don't forget to visit Amy's site for all the other participates in the Quilt Festival Fall 2009.

Jelly Pops Quilt - dark blocks

I finished all of the dark blocks for the Jelly Pops quilt. Ready to start on the lights next.

Friday, September 25, 2009

Animal Party

I love this new fabric from Robert Kaufman called Animal Party by Amy Schimler. The panel already has wonky log cabins in it. How cool is that? I am planning a new baby quilt with this fabric. I will keep you posted on the progress. Click here if you want to see all the fabric in the line, you will need to scroll down towards the bottom of the page. Amy has a blog called Red Fish Circle if you want to see some of her other work.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Take Five

A few more blocks for the take five quilt.

Saturday, September 19, 2009

Jelly Pops Quilt

Kate from KateKwiltz has shared her JellyPops pattern with me. I have all the polka dot strips cut and a few blocks ready to sew.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Houston here I come!

I have my tickets purchased for the Houston Quilt Festival. Yeah! I missed last years festival and I’m ready for this year. Anyone else going?

I have been working on a few things that I want to share with you but DD has the camera so I just have this to share with you today.
DD and our new dog Bullet. Bullet is a 15 month old Austrialian Shepard we got him last Friday so he has been taking up some of my time too.

Friday, September 11, 2009


I'm getting ready to work on this large quilt so I may be gone for awhile (again).

Large quilt + wind = not so great pictures

I have a special project picked out for these.

Monday, August 31, 2009

Tractor Quilt

This is a baby quilt I did for a customer. Outlined the tractors and stippled the background. The quilt is really square but my picture taking skills need a lot of improving.


Monday, August 24, 2009

Nine Patch Quilt

I'm back! I have been busy with this custom quilt. Lots of feathered wreaths and a feathered border. The nine patch blocks were quilted with continuous curves.

I love the design on the back of the quilt!

You should be able to click on the picture for a larger picture.
Next up is a large king size quilt so it may be a week or two before you hear from me again.