Handmade Holidays underway

Got a little sewing done this weekend. I’m finishing up the binding on baby Erik’s (my gorgeous new nephew) quilt – finished pictures coming soon on that – but here’s a little preview. Also made some ornaments for family members. I used the awesome pattern and tutorial by Elsie Marley posted here. Super cute and […]

Surfer Dude Quilt

Katie over at Katie’s Corner made this super cool Super Hero Quilt. So I started making my plan based on her photo. Here are my initial sketches and measurements. I decided that I wanted the quilt to be about 60″x80″, and worked in from there. I knew I wanted to make one for each of […]

sew deer pt. 2

Well, I got this quilt all sandwiched and half quilted before I realized the bottom was bunching up. Such a bummer. That’s what I get for using discount basting spray that’s at least 2 years old. I spent two hours with a seam ripper removing half of the stippling I’ve done, and I just don’t […]

bee happy update

I got Leslie’s blocks done on time (whew!) and Alison’s blocks done early. Yay, me! Here are some pictures. Leslie wanted Denyse Schmidt-esque log cabins. Alison’s blocks are for a Liberated Wedding Ring quilt from Freddy & Gwen Collaborate Again. Paper-pieced. I was happy with the finished results. And in my non-sewing life, we’ve started […]