I love magazines. Knitting, crochet, sewing, cooking, running and pop culture. I have this grand idea that I will cook recipes, knit items and sew fun things from patterns in the magazines. However, I rarely do it. I tried to change that this week. I chose a simple coaster pattern from Simply Sewing (I love … Continue reading Silver Linings
A long, long time ago, I made some squares to make a baby quilt for a friend (well about 2 months ago). I finally worked on it this weekend. I was going to make a stroller size quilt, but had some issues putting my blocks together (as in, I didn't pay attention and didn't want to … Continue reading Quilting
What's a Blipper? Well, it is a new tutorial from Missouri Star Quilt Co. A Blipper is a fleece blanket that has a pocket for your feet...a blanket/slipper! I texted my cousin to see if her son would like one and she said absolutely! I went through my stash and found two fabrics and I … Continue reading Blipper
A while back, I made a flannel quilt top for my husband. I had been promising him a blanket (quilt, crochet or knit) for so long, and this year I finally did it. I used Maywood Studio's Woolies Flannel Neutral 2.5" strips, which I purchased from Missouri Star Quilt Co. The pattern is a simple … Continue reading Flannel Quilt
I finished my Christmas Tree Skirt in the nick of time! I found this pattern at Missouri Star Quilt Co. and fell in love with it. I purchased it and the fabric needed a long time ago. I have no idea why I didn't start this well before December, but I waited and then it was … Continue reading In the Nick of Time
A while back, a friend gave me a bag of scrap fabric. Miss ME and I pieced together a jelly roll quilt top from that. Miss ME was a big help! I then used scrap fabric from my stash to make a quilt back. Yesterday, I did the quilting. Honestly, I didn't worry about the … Continue reading Scrap Quilt Complete!
Last week a friend gave me a bag of scrap fabric. My intention had been to make a quilt for charity. I washed and ironed all the fabric then set about cutting strips. Miss ME joined me and was actually quite helpful (she now has her own "bag of scraps"!) Then, she helped me mix … Continue reading Scrappy Quilt