Author Archives: Quilting is in my Blood

May is for Makers 2017

Last year Lindsey Rhodes of LR Stitched started May is for Makers which is a campaign to support independent makers. I probably have more than 100 free tutorials and patterns downloaded to my iBooks or pinned to various Pinterest boards, but I also … Continue reading

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May 2017–One Monthly Goal

I had several projects to choose from to be my OMG this month, but I have decided to finish up my Quatrefoil quilt. When I am working on multiple projects, I tend to back-burner quilts I plan to keep. I … Continue reading

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A Cute Cat Block-another DrEAMi Moment

Yesterday when I was looking at Pinterest, I ran across a Missouri Star Quilt Company tutorial for a Pins and Paws Cat Quilt. I show the tutorial to a friend of mine who has been talking about making a quilt for … Continue reading

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Blue Ombre HST Quilt Top Finished

My April ’17 One Monthly Goal was to turn 8″ squares of various shades of blue Kona solids into half-square triangles  and then to use those HSTs to make a blue ombre quilt top for my great-nephew, Jimmy, who will be graduating … Continue reading

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2017 Quarter 2 Finish-A-Long Goals

I will be rolling over one of the projects from my Quarter 1 goals. I finished assembling my Quatrefoil Bee Block Quilt and had it quilted by the amazing Amy Ellis of Amy’s Creative Side, but I still need to trim it and bind … Continue reading

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Rainbow Hexies–A DrEAMi Moment

When I was first bitten by the quilting bug in October 2014, I was like a kid in an amusement park wanting to do EVERYTHING–quilt-alongs, swaps, online bees, new block tutorials/blog hops, classes, conferences, workshops, etc. A 2017 goal has … Continue reading

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Purple Mini Doxie

A year ago you NEVER would have heard the words “I’m starting to like paper piecing” come out of my mouth. I think words like “hate”, “frustrating” and maybe even stronger phrases came out of my mouth related to paper … Continue reading

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