Technicolor Galaxy - block 2

Block #2, star points, is done. It was a lot of fun to piece together all those light strips for the background and the triangles – all times twelve. As usual, it took a huge effort to figure out which fabrics…

I'm not Extra Small???

Who would have thought? Me, the kid who always was on the first row in school pictures, the adult with extra small, petite, “00” clothes, extra small shoes, extra small everything. Well, I have finally found one area where I am…

BOM block 1 quilted

The idea behind the technicolor galaxy Block of the Month was to learn new skills while making a pretty quilt. While I knew this from the beginning, when it came to quilting my first block I resisted. How was I supposed…

My little quilter

Today’s post is not about me, it’s about my son, Tomás. He is my biggest follower and he always has kind things to say about my sewing. He had done some sewing himself, a quilted placemat and a small quilt for his teddy bear…

The First Finish of the Year!

Not even 10 days into the new year and I had a finished quilt. The most impressive thing is that I only started it in 2016, so it’s officially the fastest quilt I have ever done. Granted, it is a baby…

The retro quilt revealed

The surprise retro quilt is all done and gifted. It was quite a rush in the end to get it finished but it was done in time for Christmas. Here it is in all its glory: So the winner of…

A Christmas skirt

I still remember the days when I thought a Christmas skirt was something you wore to a Christmas party. I had heard of “ugly sweater” parties, so imagine my surprise when a google search informed me that a Christmas skirt was…