A few months ago I agreed to barter for quilting services: I would quilt an acquaintance’s quilt top, and she would pay me in yarn and fabric. Life intervened, and she was very patient as I proceeded to have zero free time around the holidays. But now it’s done! Here’s the front, post-washing: I stitched … Continue reading Commission Quilting
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
Hello, everyone! It’s been a while. Since I last posted, I (successfully) defended my Master’s thesis (we have a required oral defense for the MA thesis) and am cranking out some serious papers for the end of the semester. But! A little over two months four months since I finished this, I’ve finally had the … Continue reading Another Friday Finish
This quilt is my entry in the EZ Dresden Challenge: I considered trying to do a queen-sized traditional Dresden quilt and then decided that, really, I’d like to come out of August with my sanity intact. So I took the little mini-Dresden medallion I’d made up for practice, added a larger one and some fans, … Continue reading EZ-Dresden Mini Quilt
Filmstrip Quilt: based on the tutorial written up by Crazy Mom Quilts The prints are Cosmo Cricket’s Circa 1934, the cream fabric is Kona Cotton, the black fabric is something I had in my stash, of unknown maker. I managed to get photographs of this quilt on Wednesday morning before work, so that I could … Continue reading Finished Filmstrip Quilt!
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!