Quick recap

Quick recap

My sewing machine has been gathering dust and probably feeling neglected. I have been completely away from all sewing, for good reasons (holidays) and not so good ones (work!) 😉 With not so much to report I thought I’d do a recap…

War between two quilts

War between two quilts

What happens when you have two big projects that you know that will take forever to finish? Let me tell you what: they fight! Yes, that’s right, they fight for your attention very much in the same way that your…

50 blocks completed

50 blocks completed

Now, that’s quite something, don’t you think? It’s actually 53 blocks now, and it has gone quickly. The colors are starting to form a nice pattern and I am already pondering about which colors to use for the border triangles. I…

Bennington, Vermont

Bennington, Vermont

Last Thursday I did something very unusual for me. I got in the car and I drove a total of 275 miles to see a quilt. That’s the crazy way of looking at it, and that’s what it was. But let me try…

Visualizing progress

Visualizing progress

Seven weeks have passed since I started working on my Jane Stickle quilt and so far it has been an easy and enjoyable ride. 27 blocks have been completed and the more I made the clearer it was that I…

Tracking my progress

Tracking my progress

We are entering week 4 of the Jane Stickle quilt and I have so far completed 9 blocks. But more exciting than that is that my dad created an excel file for me to track my progress. It calculates when…

29 pieces and a mini iron

29 pieces and a mini iron

I am feeling rather proud of myself these days. First, I went into a fabric store and a woman complimented me on my (made-by-me) skirt and she said that she was so inspired by my choice of fabrics that she might…