Monthly Archives: December 2009

Looking Forward

As the year draws to a close, I find myself looking at where I am and where I want to go.   I finished ten quilts and a handful of small sewing projects in 2009, making it my most productive … Continue reading

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Dyeing Quilt Backs

I decided to dye fabric for the back of the Retro Charm quilt for two reasons.  First, I didn’t have a big enough piece of printed fabric and I didn’t want a scrappy look.  Second, I like to dye and … Continue reading

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Stash Report Week 52

Well, this is it.  I didn’t buy or use any fabric this week.  I ended the year up about 25 yards.   I have big plans to finish some quilts next year instead of adding to the ever-growing UFO pile.  … Continue reading

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Holiday Wishes

          May the peace and joy of the holiday season bless you and yours.  

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Picture Challenge #2

I chose the picture for the next picture challenge swap quilt.            I have no idea what I’m making, and no plans to think about it until after the holidays.   Tomorrow starts four glorious days off work … Continue reading

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Stash Report Week 51

I didn’t buy any fabric this week or make enough progress on a quilt to count the fabric as busted.   I did make banana bread from a recipe in The Complete Guide to Gluten –Free and Dairy-Free Cooking by … Continue reading

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Not My Style Block #2

This is version one of the second block in the Not My Style quilt.           The pattern also requires a few of these blocks with green fabric on two adjacent sides.   As much as I’m enjoying this project, … Continue reading

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