Category Archives: Sewing

St. Paddy’s Quilt

Here is my latest quilt creation I will call my St. Paddy’s Day Quilt. My fave fabric store Sew Modern had a sale on St. Patrick’s Day with all green fabric 20% off. I have been wanting to make this … Continue reading

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First Big Quilt Finished!

I started this quilt back in December. I used a design from the book Block Party. I made 25 12″x12″ blocks. The blocks are strips of patterned fabric with the grey used as the backround. This modern style of quilting … Continue reading

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Latest Baby Quilt

Here is the latest baby quilt I made for my friend’s baby, due in March. It is a girl, and I thought this group of fabrics were feminine and a little more sophisticated than your typical baby prints. I think … Continue reading

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Baby Quilts

In the first series of quilting classes I took we made this baby quilt design. 3 columns of 16 rectangles, a “coin” quilt. It was taught by modern quilter extraordinaire, Alyssa Haight CarltonĀ at my fave fabric shop and sewing studio, … Continue reading

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Quilt Top – The First Hurdle

Here is a shot of my latest quilt top. This is my first big quilt, it will be almost 5’x5′. My previous quilts all have been baby quilts, which are much more manageable. I have been slowly working on each … Continue reading

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Modern Circle Pillow

This has been the most tedious, complicated quilt project I have worked on so far. I was attracted to it for the mid-century modern look of the pillow, I thought it would look good on my couch (which it does). … Continue reading

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It’s Been a While…

It’s been a while since I’ve posted on this blog. Let me catch you up. Charlie got a Lion Cut for the summer (and an ingrown toenail): Luis and I visited one of my all time favorite cities, New Orleans. … Continue reading

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