I was planning to make a chevron baby quilt for my new grandson, but then I found a new piece of fabric and decided to do something else for him. But I still want to experiment with chevron quilts, because I plan to write a no-triangles pattern for them. So I pulled out 2″ strips… Continue reading Quilting with Contrast and Instagram
At Christmas, my husband made a fireplace for me. In addition to giving me another opportunity for decorating (and hanging the stockings I may eventually finish), I now a big space over a fireplace mantel, perfect for displaying seasonal quilts. I’ve always rotated seasonal quilts throughout the house, but with this new wall, I need… Continue reading I have a naked wall!
Now that I have the quilt tops and backs matched up, I’ve been pin-basting them to be machine quilted. I basted 2 table runners, a baby quilt and a wall quilt before I had to stop because I was running out of pins. I had a pair of potholders, already basted, and I got those… Continue reading Saturday Basting Day
If you read this post about my plethora of unfinished quilt tops, you will be impressed glad interested to hear that I matched up 21 of those tops with backings. I haven’t actually done anything with those, but it’s one step closer to having them finished! I reorganized the shelves as I described in that… Continue reading Reporting Progress!