Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Works in Progress

Here's a sneak peak of something I've been working on for the past two weeks:
It's a really fun block, but complicated, too!  
I'll show more of it when Elizabeth releases the pattern, later this month.
I have a large collection of various Amy Butler dot fabrics,
and am happy that I finally found something to do with them!

I started a new project this week:
 In the midst of a complicated project, sometimes it's nice to make something that comes together quickly!  This pattern is called Refreshingly Retro, from Elizabeth's book Becoming a Confident Quilter.  It's a fun twist on a nine patch, and quick and easy, too.  I cut out all of my fabric yesterday AND finished four blocks.  Hopefully I'll get the next eight done today?!

 Linking up to WIP Wed!

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Quick Summer Project

Here's a sweet little quilt that I made over the summer:

The pattern is from Rachel's (Stitched in Color) curves class that she taught online last year sometime.  I made one during the class time, but was never completely happy with it, and always planned to make another.  I love this one!  Wouldn't these make fun Christmas gifts, too?!
This mini quilt measures about 18 inches square.

Linking up with Fabric Tuesday at Quilt Story.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014


This summer we . . .
ate a lot of ice cream,
grew flowers and veggies,
went to a Little House on the River camp,
enjoyed the MN State Fair,
made a few quilts and bee blocks,
spent lots of time on the water,
made a crafting table out of an old door,
fostered 2 litters of kittens (& only adopted 1!),
and celebrated a birthday.
So much fun, I didn't want it to end.

I'll be back soon to write more about this summers' quilts!