Monthly Archives: April 2013

Looking Toward May

I finished the NICU quilt using the checkerboard block for a half-yard out. No fabric in this week. I had Art Quilt Group at a local quilt shop but I didn’t even look around. I don’t need anything and nothing … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Nubs

After more thread breaks than any one small quilt should cause, the checkerboard top is quilted. I used donated fabric for the back that had little nubs in it. Free motion quilting and little nubs do not a pleasant experience … Continue reading

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Dorky Homemade Beads

At the March Art Quilt Group meeting we made beads from air-dry clay. I have a whole tub of this stuff, but I never tried making anything with it. I can’t say that I was thrilled with the results. The … Continue reading

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Not So Strippy

I started the next stripy quilt for the NICU, but didn’t finish the top in time to count it out for the stash report.   The yellow/floral block came from my orphan block stash.  For this quilt I really wanted … Continue reading

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All About Bob

I’ve been remiss in reporting on the gluten-free foods I’ve tried recently. This report is all about Bob’s Red Mill mixes. I made the gluten free brownie mix a couple of weeks ago. It made a nice chocolaty brownie with … Continue reading

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Tearing Up The List

I’m ready to stitch the binding on another NICU strippy quilt for .75 yards out.  It’s subtle, but the strips widths are a little more random than the last quilt.  I could make these all year if I wasn’t feeling … Continue reading

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Thinking, Doing And Releasing

Last Sunday I posted that I was tired of not getting things done.  When my family sees the wheels turning in my head they get scared.  Very scared.  They play along though, because they know better than to get in … Continue reading

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