Category Archives: quilting

A Quilt for Cooper!

This is the finished quilt for Cooper!  My favorite way to baste is using 505 spray but it did not work on this.  The backing – Moda marble dots in black/grey – stuck nicely to the batting but the pieced … Continue reading

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Progress on Quilt & 2018 Calendar

Back in the day when my children were little I often made the “Jeweled” calendars from Bucilla.  I don’t think that Bucilla makes them anymore but I did find one that I like from Creative Connection, Inc.  They are fast … Continue reading

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Out of my comfort zone

I have been working on the baby quilt for Cooper!  I decided on a string quilt using black, white and green.  Finished size will be about 48 in x 48 in, 36 blocks total. I am using a light weight … Continue reading

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DOVE Bandages

I have finished knitting two bandages this year. My goal is to have 6 ready when the call to send them is made – that is usually October.  and next… these are the fabrics that will be used for the … Continue reading

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Project List for 2017

My 2017 project list – it just keeps growing. Quilting Quilt for baby Cooper – must do!! Pick a BOM from resource center and make top Knitting Six bandages for DOVE – must do!! Last 2 car seat blankies from … Continue reading

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Adding the Hangers to the Ornaments

The week has not been a total loss — crafty speaking.   I finally added hangers to the Art to Heart Pin Up Ornaments. I found some variegated twine designed for scrapbooking — the color changes are fairly subtle — and … Continue reading

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More Potholders ….

a few more hotpads that I finished this week. and ….. The heart shaped hotpads were from a kit that I got online but sadly, I don’t remember the name of the shop.  There are few different patterns online for … Continue reading

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Salt Water Taffy Quilt

Salt Water Taffy Quilt – Complete!! I finished my Salt Water Taffy Quilt yesterday, I was hoping to finish before the end of February.  As usual, I love my new finish!! I did a lot of stitching in the ditch … Continue reading

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Salt Water Taffy Quilt Top – How to Quilt??

  Salt Water Taffy Quilt Top Quilt top is finished … and it is huge!!  I have no idea how to do the quilting so it will hang on the wall until something pops. The backing will be a favorite … Continue reading

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Salt Water Taffy Quilt Top Progress

Progress on the Salt Water Taffy Quilt top is looking good!!  The layout that I used is different than the pattern called for but the fabrics needed an alternate layout.  The first border is complete and I still need to … Continue reading

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