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
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!
I have the house to myself this weekend, which means I was free to set up my sewing machine on the kitchen table for Saturday afternoon and most of Sunday where I’d have plenty of space to move the quilt around and manipulate it, in addition to the benefit of being able to sit at … Continue reading Mixtape quilt: zig-zag free motion quilting
It feels like a long time since I’ve posted about this, but the mixtape quilt I’m making for a friend’s son is all basted and ready to quilt! I love the way the blocks are arranged: if you look closely, every set of four (2×2) has one from each color group. I’m always impressed when … Continue reading Mixtape quilt basted!
First of all, here’s the rather pathetic progress I’ve made on the Mixtape quilt since the last time I posted about it: I’m looking forward to finishing it up, but I think it’s going to have to wait until the end of the semester: something about the potential finished-ness of it once I sew in … Continue reading Mixtape progress and Block of the Month question
I’ve done a lot of piecework and blocks recently, but the project that’s taking up much of my time right now is one that hasn’t shown up here at all yet! This is partially because I haven’t got the sashing material yet for my Simple Math quilt, so that’s on the shelf for a little … Continue reading Mixtape Quilt