Tag Archives: Textile

Bo-Nash rocks my world

I bought a new ironing board cover and iron shoe from Bo-Nash at the Wisconsin Quilt Festival. Just so you know, this is not a paid advertisement. I am in no way affiliated with the company. I just want to … Continue reading

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If you have an idea in the forest…

There is a clever little quilt technique and pattern that I’m seeing everywhere right now. It’s becoming a little bit of a fad, and it may actually be something new. And you know what? Every time I see it, it … Continue reading

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Opposites Attract

I finished the rest of the blocks for my bed runner last night. There are 56 eight-inch blocks total, using fourteen different prints, plus the solid, which JoAnn sells as a “tea dyed muslin”. I’m interested to see how the … Continue reading

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Blocks!

I finished sewing half the blocks for my new project, and I hope to finish the other half tonight. I’ve been collecting and scheming with this fabric for a while. It’s so exciting!

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PITA

I am so glad I was able to finish this block today. My head must have been in the wrong place for working on it, because I ended up doing a fair amount of “un-sewing” while completing it. I think … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Wife Quilt

Above is a block from “The Farmer’s Wife” quilt, from the book of the same name. The book contains designs for 111 six-inch blocks, which finish off into a full/queen-size quilt. This definitely falls into the “millions of tiny pieces” … Continue reading

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Crazy 4 U

Yes, the date is accurate, from what I can tell. You are looking at one of the thirty-six 12×12″ squares that make up the crazy quilt that I just bought today. It isn’t even the best square. It’s made mostly … Continue reading

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Blue Convertible Dress Converted to Green

Let’s begin the post with a little disclaimer.  The dress looks great on the dress form, but I think it’s important to see clothing on a real, live, squishy, active human.  I’m not the most photogenic person, especially when I’m … Continue reading

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Wadder!!

The fabric I bought along with the new pattern yesterday had stretch, and it turns out the pattern called for no stretch. As a result, I took some fabric from my stash to make up the pattern today. Even after … Continue reading

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The last Little Birdie

Well, here it is, the last little birdie. Time to move on to a new series.

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