Category Archives: scrapquilts

Sunday Stash June 19, 2022

No fabric in this week. I used a small amount tying tomato plants in the garden. Punkin Patch is a finished top. This is a smaller variation of a pattern by Bonnie Hunter. I chose backing fabric and hope to … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Progress

This week I was determined to make progress on Punkin Patch. I worked on it faithfully through the week and sewed all the blocks together. I originally planned to add a checker board border, but it overwhelmed the quilt’s center. … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash June 12, 2022

No change in the numbers. A lot of life happened this week. I did not spend much time in the sewing room. I didn’t have as much done as I thought on the pumpkins. I managed to get three of … Continue reading

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June 2022 OMG and Short List

The months go by so fast, summer especially. It’s a bit harder to fit in creative time around all the outdoor activities. I finished my goal last month of quilting Open Dialogue, and then finished the quilt a few days … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash May 22, 2022

No change in the numbers. Somewhere along the line I became the slowest quilter ever. This week I basted Open Dialogue and started quilting it. There will be one more motif at the bottom, and I plan to outline them. … Continue reading

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May 2022 Short List and OMG

I’m sitting here watching the rain pour down wishing for a warm sunny spring instead of whatever this is. On the plus side, the weather encourages me to stay inside and sew. I finished my April OMG, the Margo Handbag. … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash May 1, 2022

No change in the numbers. A small miracle given I visited two quilt shops this week. I started piecing the pumpkin blocks, but didn’t make much progress. Ironing all those scraps took considerable time. I had a lot more orange … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash April 24, 2022

I finished the Margo Handbag this week for a yard and a half out. No fabric in. I’ll post a picture and pattern review in a few days. I enjoyed having something simple to sew at night so much that … Continue reading

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How To Accumulate Ideas

I’ve been looking through old quilting magazines to give myself a break from screen time. In the Sept/Oct 2017 issue of Quiltmaker, I saw this Bonnie Hunter pattern. Interesting, but I wouldn’t want a bed quilt of pumpkins. Maybe a … Continue reading

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June 2021 OMG Finish

It took some effort, but I finished the sew-in piece using the Victoria Findlay Wolfe technique. It decided it wanted to be a pillow after all. The front and the back are different. The technique isn’t as hard as it … Continue reading

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