I am a member of Village Squares Quilters Quilt Guild. A few years ago, we received a generous fabric donation from Blank Quilting (now Blank Quilting Corporation). After cataloging and storing all the fabric, our guild brainstormed ways we could use the fabric for outreach. I volunteered to lead a Block of the Month (BOM) program where members could learn, create, and help make charity quilts each meeting.
Early in June, my mom and two sisters visited me for a sewing retreat. They were very productive — me, less so. But I did quilt two projects for my mom:
Here are two more T-Shirt Quilts I was hired to make this spring. I finished them in May. These photos were taken while they were in progress. I don’t think I took a photo of either finished quilt.
To be honest, I finished this quilt a few weeks ago. BUT since it was a wedding gift, I wanted to wait until after it had been gifted to it’s recipients, EC & BC. They have the quilt now, and hopefully it’s crumpled up on their bed covered in cat hair. I like my quilts to be USED. So here are some photos. Continue reading
Hello there. Today I’m going to share with you a something I call “The Border Project.” This is a quilt I started as part of a lesson that I presented during my quilt guild’s annual Members Teaching Members day. Continue reading
So it’s been a few days since I’ve worked on the t-shirt quilt, and I finally took a trip to the fabric store. My local store is closed from Saturday at 1pm until Tuesday at 10am, which means I sometimes get stuck in the middle of a project over the weekend, lacking some thing I need, and the store doesn’t open again until Tuesday. WAH. Continue reading
I work at a great school and each spring we host an Annual Gala & Auction. I was asked to make a t-shirt quilt to donate to the Silent Auction. This is always a fun project and I’m happy that I can contribute to my school. Continue reading
What should go into a first blog post? I have no idea. I didn’t read the blogging tips. All I know is that I’d like to take a stab at sharing my quilting process — what I’m learning, what I’m designing, and what I’m sewing. Continue reading