Train tracks

Train tracks

Inspired by my last experience with free motion quilting I decided to search for designs that didn’t have either flowers or leaves. I thought if there was something like train tracks it would be very fitting for my son’s placemat….

WIP

WIP

Until recently I had no idea of what WIP meant, but after seeing it written a million times in the blogging world I found out it stands for Work In Progress. Well, let me tell you about WIPs. The pyjama…

Free motion quilting

Free motion quilting

This placemat was an attempt to use some of the fabric scraps I had around the house. My daughter chose the ones she liked the most (pink is once more her favorite color as you can see). Then I thought…

Done at long last

Done at long last

Finally the cushion has been made. Once the flower and border were assembled I decided to quilt lines that go all the way from the circle to the border. They are more noticeable in the photo below. I could have…

Change of color

Change of color

Slowly working my way to building this multicolored flower pillowcase. There has been a slight change of plan: the background color is now going to be black, so the colors inside will pop out more. In case you are interested,…

Multicolored flower

Multicolored flower

So I have finally taken the first step towards real quilting. Not brave enough to sew a quilt I focused on how to sew a block first and see how it goes. This one is called the Dresden Block and…

Puff-e

Puff-e

A while ago I sewed some cushions for our basement sofa bed and I had some left over fabric. Last week I decided to make one of those things to rest your feet on while on the couch. I hesitate…