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quilts

  • Solve Crime in the Ancient Pyramids in 2020!

    When I dreamed up the Murder Mystery Quilt, I never imagined even for an instant all the places it would take me.  Around the world, it turns out. The short origin…

  • Quilt and Solve Crime in 2019!

    Four years ago, I had a wild idea.  I didn’t really think anyone would go along with it, if I’m being honest: who on earth would think a MURDER mystery quilt…

  • Organic Acorns Quilt Finished!

    I’ve decided to call this quilt Organic Acorns, after playing with some other ideas.  I really enjoyed sitting down with this half yard bundle and not thinking too much, just laying…

  • On a Whim? On a Lark? Quilt Top

    I’m thinking about calling this quilt something like “On a Whim” or “On a Lark,” because it was a total surprise that I put together a quilt top today–not what I…

  • TARDIS Quilt, I Knew You Existed.

    When I’m sewing, I often will hit my Netflix Instant account and re-watch programs I’ve seen and loved as I work.  I have exhausted most of those–I’ve gone through all the…

  • An Embarassment of HSTs

    I’ve got three separate HST projects going on at the moment.  Which either means I am a complete, obsessive nutcase or a wild-haired genius. Either way, lots of triangles over here.…

  • Domestic Bliss Quilt

    My Domestic Bliss quilt top is finished!  And it has already been on vacation!  We headed up to the lake this weekend, following my appearance at the Festival of Alabama Fiber…

  • Apple Cores

    Perfect Pants update: pink version made, loved, and worn to school today; retro jeans version muddied and in the laundry as we speak.  Photos soon! In the meantime, I’m working on…

  • Glue Batik Wall Hanging: Sewing with Kids

    So, two things: first, I can’t find my back-up camera charger.  I bought it to replace my actual camera charger, which I had misplaced.  Eventually, the original charger showed back up,…

  • Quiltr

    Have you found Quiltr yet?  Fantastic little time waster.  Import images of your own fabrics to create quilts digitally–either for enjoyment or to audition fabrics for your future projects. The whole…

  • WIP: Man Woobie

    Thrifted: five men’s dress shirts in various muted shades. Assembled: a quick quilt top, from 11″ squares cut from the larger sections of the shirts. Quilted: with grey perle cotton. In…

  • Palm Springs

    I am here for the weekend. Two words: Tony Danza.…

  • Tony Danza at the Victoria & Albert Museum

    I have mentioned before my Tony Danza wall quilt.  It has been a work-in-progress for a little over two years now.  And by “work-in-progress,” obviously I mean I haven’t really started…

  • The Hardest Sewing I Have Ever Had To Do

    This is the block the Trust Circle of do.Good Stitches made for October.  It’s the Greek Cross design, using the tutorial over at Fresh Lemons.  And it was so, so hard…

  • September do.Good Stitches Quilt

    September was my month to be the quilter for the Trust Circle of do.Good Stitches, and this here’s the finished product.  I think it turned out rather well! I asked for…