Author Archives: Quilting is in my Blood

Modified Fancy Forest Quilt

Earlier this month I finished the modified Fancy Forest Quilt I made for my sister-in-law, Sharon’s 65th birthday. Sharon is still a kid at heart and fell in love with the Fancy Foxes I made last year. When she saw … Continue reading

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March ’17 OMG Finish

Two and a half years into my quilting journey, I continue to learn something with every single project. When I admired Libs Elliott’s random HST quilts, I did not focus on them being made with solid fabrics. And another great example … Continue reading

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March 2017 OMG

My March 2017 One Monthly Goal is to sew the half-square triangles (HSTs) together for my great-niece, Rachel’s high school graduation quilt. I cut 144 six-inch squares from Katarina Rocella’s Imprint collection to sew together to make the HSTs. I … Continue reading

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Feb ’17 OMG Finish

My February 2017 One Monthly Goal was to make a quilt top out of the Quatrefoil bee blocks received from The Bee Hive and Stash Bee members (with surprise blocks from my friend, Sarah Goer, and four blocks made by me). I had hoped … Continue reading

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Feb ’17 OMG-Quatrefoil Bee Blocks

My February 2017 One Monthly Goal is to sew together my Quatrefoil bee blocks that I received from Bee Hive and Stash Bee hive members when I was queen bee this past August. I have enough blocks to sew a quilt … Continue reading

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A New Work in Progress

I purchased fat quarter bundles of Katarina Rocella’s gorgeous Imprint collection in both colorways about a year ago not knowing what I was going to make with them and recently decided to use this fabric in a half-square triangle (HST) … Continue reading

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January ’17 OMG Finished

My January 2017 One Monthly Goal was to finish my modified Fancy Forest quilt top. This quilt is for a birthday present for my sister-in-law, Sharon, who will celebrate her 65th birthday in April. Sharon truly is a kid at heart, and … Continue reading

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Table Runner, Placemats, and Napkins for my Sister

For my sister Jackie’s birthday this year I made her a table runner, eight placemats, and eight napkins using charm packs and yardage from Brigitte Heitland’s Zen Chic Reel Time fabric collection and adaptations of two of her patterns designed … Continue reading

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2017 Finish-A-Long Qtr 1 Goals

I just have three goals for the first quarter of 2017. I am carrying over one of my 2016 Finish-A-Long 4th Quarter Goals and plan to get my Quatrefoil Bee Block quilt sewn together and have it quilted. I’m thinking of trying … Continue reading

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January 2017 OMG

I’m very excited about my January 2017 OMG. I hope by the end of this month to have the quilt top done for the small quilt I am making for my sister-in-law Sharon’s 65th birthday in April. She loves the … Continue reading

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