I FINALLY finished my Penny Patch quilt. Rachel at Stitched in Color started a quilt-along about a year ago and I cut fabric and stitched a quilt top and even machine quilted the whole thing and then… well, then I got hung up on binding it. But I finished it last Sunday, and I love … Continue reading Finished Penny Patch Quilt!
These are both gift quilts: one for a friend and her husband and one for a new baby. Here they are all folded up, about to be packed and mailed: The first quilt I finished was made up of hourglass blocks. I pieced them all over the summer on my Singer 66, and then they … Continue reading Two-Finish Friday
Last … July? I started a quilt for my neighbors, who were having a baby in late August. I chose Baby K’s Quilt, by Audrey of HotPinkQuilts, which she featured during the her spot on the Lets Get Aquainted blog hop organized by Beth of Plum and June. I had high hopes of finishing it … Continue reading Baby K’s Quilt: Finished!
1. FinalWhole, 2. FQ-Close, 3. Front_garden, 4. Full_front, 5. BlueBlack-staggered, 6. Henrietta1, 7. Notebooks, 8. Sarah’s potholders (front), 9. Black bag 1 In 2012 I started quilting seriously, started blogging, met a whole bunch of really lovely people and learned tons from advice and tutorials and quilt-alongs, and finished a lot of small projects and … Continue reading 2012 Year in Review
First off, I find it hilarious that Audrey, of Hot Pink Quilts called this quilt Baby K’s Quilt, because the baby I’m making for it? His last name starts with a K! It fits perfectly! Part of the challenge for me on this one was to work entirely from stash: I’ve got a lot of … Continue reading Baby K’s Quilt (& WIP Wednesday)
My new free-motion quilting foot arrived in the mail last week, all metal and (so far) much sturdier. I had Friday off, and took advantage of the time to organize my fabric stash and finish up my Mixtape Quilt, from Elizabeth Hartman’s pattern. I made the “Favorite Songs” style, in its largest size: the lap-quilt … Continue reading Tobin’s Mixtape: Finished!
It’s finished! I’m really very proud of it. And I still love the back, the way the four nine-patch panels sort of hover: I quilted it along the seams, and it doesn’t show up much on the front, but I like the grid it creates on the back: (ignore the fact that I didn’t brush … Continue reading Finished quilt!