Category Archives: Quilts

Antique quilt


Antique quilt

Lovely Star hand pieced quilt. Circa 1925

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I’m Back


Finally after taking some time to structure my life a bit more and to cut out the unnecesary things in my life. I am hoping to have time to share my quilting life with you. We have a produce business in the summer so that means that I cannot do any quilts. But customers still …

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Half Square Triangle ruler


I just purchased this wonderful ruler from Fons and Porter. I think the cost was around $12-$14. And it is worth every penny! I have about 100 2 1/2″ long strips of hand dyed fabrics. I couldn’t find the original pattern I cut these out for…so I put them together, light and dark and cut …

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The quilt


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What is the name of this quilt?


I just finished this lovely quilt. I love the colors. The customer wanted some movement in the quilting so we decided on the swirly pattern. When I first seen this quilt I thought it was…’Trip around the world’. But my friend who owns a quilt shop says that that is not what it is. Although …

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Quilting and books


I stayed up until 1AM this morning working on a customers quilt and I am sure tired today. I love it when I get a quilt finished and ready for another beauty to work on. I am currently listening to an audio book on my MP3 play…’To Kill a Mockingbird’…great book. I have watched the …

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Fabric Galore


As I said in my last post, I went to my friends house and collected the fabric that she had. My friend passed away a couple of years ago and her husband was clearing out my friends sewing room. I am talking several hundred dollars worth of fabric, kits and patterns. All this will be …

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Fabric from a friend


My friend Jeannette passed away 2 years ago and her friendship and talents have been missed. Her husband wants me to come over today and get the rest of her fabric. She wanted her fabric to go to the quilt club. So I will go get it and divide it in sections for different members …

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Threads all clipped and….


¬†Somedays things just seem to take forever to do. I did some final stitching on the house quilt…spots I missed then I took it off the machine.¬† Next I had to put the roast in the oven and wondered why I just didn’t put it in the crock pot this morning????? Then the grandkids got …

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Another quilt done…more in line


I love it…I just finished the house quilt and it turned out pretty good. Now I will load up a lovely brown/gold quilt. I haven’t decided how to quilt it yet…but once I get it out and look at it for a while I will get some inspiration. How do you get your inspiration?

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