September 3, 2020

Sometimes I just enjoy a challenge.  A few weeks ago I decided to start a very challenging quilt.  I've done very few Y seams and am terrible at them. I'm not enough of a perfectionist to take the time to do them exact. So I started a quilt that is totally Y seams. I m...

July 4, 2020

One more.  This is the fourth scrap quilt made during the pandemic.  I admit I had to purchase a few low volume prints to finish it up. So happy with how it turned out. This might be picture overload. :)

 I quilted it with the Lithe pantograph and used wide backing...

June 19, 2020

This is fun.  Our home is off the road a bit, so the quilt really isn't "in your face." Kind of like a barn quilt, but I can change them out more frequently. Think I'll hang another one tomorrow or Saturday.

This is one of only two that have made it on the cover of a ma...

June 15, 2020

This beauty was finished yesterday. Right now, it is my new favorite. Named it Pandemic. I added a label that describes this time in history.

 Whenever I finish I new quilt, I like to see how it looks on the little twin beds.  I like to try out different accent pillows....

May 29, 2020

I have a funny story about this quilt.  Once I had a few blocks made and thought it was turning out really nice, I decided to submit it to the magazines.  They had requested scrappy quilts, and I already got the word my initial Quarantine quilt had been selected.  I su...

May 11, 2020

I submitted Quarantine 1 scrap quilt to the magazines and haven't heard if they want to use it or not, so I am not at liberty to show it yet.  However, I can show this one.  This is the most complex paper pieced quilt I've ever attempted. I am loving it so much, I deci...

April 23, 2020

I finished the piecing on the Quarantine quilt and started another.  Awaiting on a beautiful floral to arrive for the backing, and then on to the quilting.

Both Keepsake Quilting and Connecting Threads have some beautiful wide backings at a decent price.

 After seeing an...

April 15, 2020

This pandemic has changed all of our lives.  Are you staying at home? or working? I'm at home, and am only able to do a very small amount of work via home computer. I miss that part of my life. I have plenty of hobbies but I miss my routine.

So, to keep busy.......

 I'm...

April 15, 2020

I know many of you are making masks.  The requests for them can get overwhelming in a short time, so be sure and give yourself a break sometimes.  When I've gotten overwhelmed with making them, I've directed people to Etsy.com to buy them or to videos on how to make th...

March 24, 2020

I'm really proud of the makers in our quilting community.  So many are making masks.  Our church quilting group is making some for the Children's hospital in Knoxville.  They said they could always use more.  I made several for those in my community.  Here are some of...

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