Free motion quilting excitement

There are two things that are feared by sewers more than anything else. One is zippers and the other one “free motion quilting”. From reading a good number of blocks these two skills seem to be the most stumbling blocks causing…

Books quilt - Cupcake Diaries

Another Tuesday treat: the 12th block. Book title: Cupcake Diaries Author: Coco Simon The story: I’m afraid I don’t have much of a story for this one. I needed a quick block because I like having a couple ready before they are “due”…

Sewing with bias tape

The project I’ll show you today is a little distraction from my mammoth quilt endeavors. I needed a quick thing that wouldn’t take months to make and that forced me to learn new things. Although not finished yet it is…

Books quilt - Pablo Diablo

Here’s a series I have enjoyed a little bit too much! Book title: Pablo Diablo (Horrid Henry) Author: Francesca Simon The story: Our first Pablo Diablo book came from Spain, my parents sent it. I didn’t know this book but we soon found…

Books quilt - Elephant & Piggie

What an achievement: today we celebrate the 10th block; hard to believe. Book title: Elephant & Piggie Author: Mo Willems The story: Ana made us buy her this book at one of the school’s book fairs. We resisted, because we thought she would…

Books quilt - Miffy

Book title: Miffy Author: Dick Bruna. The story: Who doesn’t remember Miffy? Who doesn’t have memories of the brightly colored books and the wonderful rhymes? My husband, that’s who! I couldn’t believe it when he told me! When I was little my sister…

Owl quilts are done!

I am happy to say that the quilts are done and ready to be shipped to their own little owners. This was a “quick” project considering there were two quilts to be made, but one that I truly enjoyed. It was…