The City Skyline Art Quilt

I love bright colors, specially yellows and oranges, which is one of the reasons why I find Sue Bleiweiss’ quilts so adorable. You may remember a mini quilt I made following her workshop back in January. It featured “three wonky houses” and…

Leftovers and practice

My first ever quilt was made up of hundreds of 2 inch squares. I followed Elizabeth Hartman’s pattern “Tokyo Subway Quilt” and I loved it. I had a bunch of squares left over and I made more and more from…

Back from Peru!

After two fantastic weeks in Peru we are (sadly) back to 90+ temperatures here in the Boston area. I wouldn’t do it justice if I tried to summarize what we did and saw in Peru here but trust me when…

Books quilt - all blocks together

By the time you read this post I (hopefully) should be on holiday in Peru. I wanted to schedule this post so that it would automatically come out on Tuesday and you could see what the books quilt looks like with…

Books quilt - the final block!

Book title: The very hungry caterpillar Author: Eric Carle The story: I wasn’t sure Ana would want another “baby” book in her quilt but in their last month in second grade all children got their own caterpillar to grow into butterflies. They were so excited…

Bye bye to the mustache quilt

The mustache quilt is done, and already in the hands of her rightful owner. This was the last week of classes so all parents were invited to the classroom to see their kiddos’ work. We brought the quilt along and…

Books quilt - One block short

I am now entering the planning phase of this quilt and after much thought (and reluctance) I had to admit that it would look better with one more block so that I can have 5 rows of 5 instead of…