Dear Vi, I wanted to show you the quilt that I made for the daughter of a very dear friend two years ago. I’d made Jade a baby quilt when she was small, but she was turning 12 in 2018. Not a little girl anymore. It was time to make her a quilt that would… Continue reading A Bookcase Quilt for Jade
I finished this quilt just in time to give it a good test drive during a short camping trip to Jasper National Park last It’s so much fun having a quilt to photograph when you’re camping! This particular project was a “Shop your Stash” challenge quilt hosted by the Good Time Quilters, one of the… Continue reading Finally, a quilt for the cabin: Garden Party by Blackbird Designs
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
My youngest nephew is graduating from high school next month, which I think warrants a quilt from Auntie Nita, don’t you think? Someday I’d like to make a quilt for all my nephews. All thirteen of them (wipes brow). For Ross, I chose the Bento Box pattern because it is modern and masculine. Now, let… Continue reading The 12th Man: a Bento Box Quilt
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
I asked friends to collect our mail for us when we left to spend two months in the Yukon because I was going to be gone right in the middle of the time that quilts might be arriving from the Hands2Help charity quilt drive. I told my friends that I was expecting two or maybe… Continue reading Hands2Help: a Because You Matter bonanza!