I wanted to make a quilt for my aunt, who has always been a very special person in my life. But time passes and things don’t get done and you know how it goes. (sigh) So one day last spring I was sorting my sewing room and I came upon an unfinished quilt top. It’s… Continue reading A spring-time disappearing 9-patch
Do you remember the Vogue wrap dress I made last year? No? Hahaha, I don’t blame you. That dress never really worked for me. The waist sat too high, meaning I was forever tugging it down. And the bodice had these odd little tucks …NOT flattering. So rather than keeping a dress that I was… Continue reading A Vogue-Moneta hack
You must have guessed that I did some quilting during my recent 2 months visit in the Yukon, right? Well, of course I did…and I took some pictures, too. Enjoy! I know what food will taste like when I get to heaven…it will taste like Dee’s trifle. So when the Moda Trifle Dish sew-along happened,… Continue reading Trifle Dish Quilt
Here you thought I wasn’t sewing anything during April. Silly you! I’ve been seeing this dress all over the internet and finally decided it was time for me to make one. This is the Monetta dress from Colette Patterns, and INDY designer. I have a lot to learn about sewing stretchy knits. I think this… Continue reading My first Colette Monetta
I love stitching these little gifts! I traced the pattern from a little book called Embroidery pour le Jardinier by Sylvie Blondeau that my son gave me for Christmas a couple of years ago. I used Kaffe Fassett fabric on the backs. Quick and pretty!
Warning: this post is photo intensive! Let me introduce you to The Friendship Garden Quilt! It comes by its name honestly, because it started out life as a bee block! I am part of a Flickr group quilting bee with 5 other ladies. We call ourselves We Bee Canadian. We each make 2 blocks for… Continue reading The Friendship Garden Quilt