Wow, has the beginning of the semester swamped me. Now that I have a full load of coursework in addition to my MA thesis (and a part-time assistantship), well, I have a little less time for quilting. Knitting socks is going well, though even that has slowed down: I need to read on the subway, … Continue reading EZ Dresden Challenge
Do you like modern, designer quilting fabric? Consider this: When you sign up for the swap you vote for designers you’d like to see included. Participants will be split into 8 groups of 7 people, and each group will be assigned a designer. You get two yards of different fabrics by that designer, and cut … Continue reading Signal boosting
I didn’t really know what blog link-ups were until maybe a month ago. This week, I’m posting to two: And, over at Plum and June, the Let’s Get Acquainted Monday Link-Up. Head over to either of them to get a really convenient list of interesting quilting blogs: small blogs, for the one at Lily’s Quilts, … Continue reading Blog link-ups
The Let’s Get Acquainted Blog Hop continues! For links to all the participants, click here, or click the button on my sidebar. If you don’t know what it is, definitely check it out: it’s a great opportunity to find other quilting blogs, and to meet other people in the community, not to mention learn something … Continue reading The Let’s Get Acquainted Blog Hop is going strong.
This is the Nine-Patch Lattice Quilt from Oh, Fransson!, Elizabeth Hartman’s quilting blog. I stumbled across her tutorial on how to make crazy nine-patch blocks a year or so ago and thought it was genius. So when I got the urge to try my hand at quilting something that actually had a pattern, I thought … Continue reading Nine-Patch Lattice Quilt
Getting into quilting is largely what made me start this blogging thing up again. And that’s largely because of quilting blogs I was reading that made me think “That’s gorgeous!” and “Hey, maybe I could eventually learn to do something like that!” Besides, it’s not as if I have a dozen knitting and spinning WiPs. … Continue reading Where it began