finished quilts

Modern Bliss

I used some scraps from sewing up a Modern Bliss lap quilt to make a little mug rug: I’m taking a Craftsy class (strip paper piecing) to improve my skills, and this was one of the blocks in the class. I feel much more confidant with my paper piecing now, and am bummed that I’ve …

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Sailor’s Delight doll quilt

(the quilting says: made for Leonora, with love, Mama, 2013) quilt back quilt front I was trying to figure out the colors to use on this quilt, and the Bean came along to “help” then she sweetly asked if she could pick the fabrics, so she did. and my spectrum mug rug became a purple/gold/pink …

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Radiance baby blanket

So, Robert Kaufman has this new fabric, called Radiance, that’s a silk cotton blend. SUPER soft and silky satin. It’s gorgeous, but a little intimidating. slippery. so, I, uh, *suggested* that it might be helpful if I worked with it so I could tell my friends/the world what it was like. I started with something …

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Baby Crockett at the Circus

I really really love the fabrics Marie Perkins of Print and Pattern does for Robert Kaufman. ¬†LOVE. As soon as I saw the mock-ups for The Circus, I got inspired. I got the fabrics, and cut them up in July? June? no clue. OMG it was tedious cutting. I totally lost steam. But when I …

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Scrappy Radiance for the Bean

sooo, remember that Radiance baby blanket? here’s a bigger one, traditionally pieced (ie, not “quilted as I went”), basted, and quilted. i made it using a 1/2 yard bundle of 7 (i think) shades of pink/wine. I purposefully was a little sloppy/scrappy making this, sewing some pieces wrong side up, not perfectly squaring up the …

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I love Kona colors….

Nightfall, Buttercup, Bahama, Azure, Aqua, Peacock, Turquoise, and Jade… I’m soooo thrilled that I have the new Kona color yard. Just looking at it gets me inspired… I’ve decided my favorite color is Lagoon. And my bedroom is the exact color of Pacific. I cut up a bunch o strips of the aforementioned colors, and …

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