Monthly Archives: July 2009

Another Baby Quilt

I finished quilting and binding one more baby quilt for the children’s hospital.             I don’t have any more in process or in need of quilting.  Time to move on to other projects.

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First Kit

My sister bought this Hungry Caterpillar kit from Keepsake Quilting and brought it with her on her visit.  She teaches kindergarten and likes to have bright, fun things on the walls.  We got it all together in a few hours … Continue reading

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Stash Report Week 30

I didn’t buy any fabric this week.  I used 3/8 yard for the journal cover and half a yard for the back of another baby quilt.  I didn’t make this top either, but I did agree to quilt it.  These … Continue reading

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New Ground

The beginning of the journal cover with one empty corner waiting for a focal point.               Not my colors.  Not my style.  Not my usual materials.  But still from somewhere within me, a place not yet explored.  … Continue reading

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Project Updates

I finished quilting and binding the baby quilt that covered the design bed a few weeks ago.            I also started gathering supplies and cutting fabric for the journal challenge in my art quilt group.            … Continue reading

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Stash Report Week 29

My machine quilter outdid herself and finished quilting my son’s quilt in less than a week.  One yard of extra backing fabric came back into stash.  I used a half-yard of fabric to make the binding.  I didn’t buy any … Continue reading

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Fabric Painting 101: Skydyes

We’re covering this technique first because it’s a good way to experiment with applying paint to fabric.   There are only two rules you need to remember. This is fun You cannot do it wrong.   Once you have those … Continue reading

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Must See Show

Quilt National is a contemporary art quilt exhibit that runs every other summer from late May through early September at The Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens, Ohio.  Athens is also known for great hiking and canoeing in the scenic … Continue reading

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Applewood Farms June Blocks

I’m grateful to have these blocks behind me.  I do not enjoy matching the points in the middle of pinwheel blocks.                I finished just in time.  The July block pattern becomes available Wednesday.

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Stash Report Week 28

We spent the weekend at Quilt National at the Dairy Barn in Athens, Ohio.  On our way down we had to stop at our favorite local shop, The Nelsonville Quilt Company.  I bought this panel and a coordinating print to … Continue reading

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