Author Archives: Quilting is in my Blood

Five Tips to Decrease Paper-Piecing Stress

There is no way when I was first introduced to paper-piecing in 2016 that I ever could have imagined writing this post. The mirror image nature of paper-piecing just didn’t compute, and I often cut pieces that weren’t big enough … Continue reading

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June ‘18 OMG

My June ‘18 One Monthly Goal is again a two-parter. A couple weeks ago I started making half-square triangles for my version of Freshly Pieced’ Fire Whirl Quilt. I love Lee’s original scrappy version but decided to use solids for the violet … Continue reading

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May ‘18 OMG Finishes

My May ‘18 One Monthly Goal was to quilt Jackie’s Aviary and to finish my Rainbow Autumn Chain quilt top. I am happy to report that I did meet my monthly goal again this month, thanks to Patty’s motivating monthly link up. Because I … Continue reading

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Jackie’s Aviary

When my friend, Sarah, at Sarah Goer Quilts asked me to test a new pattern called Scattered Squares, I very enthusiastically agreed to do so because of how much I admire Sarah’s modern quilting aesthetic. I decided to pattern test the baby … Continue reading

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May ‘18 OMG

My May ‘18 One Monthly Goal is twofold. First I want to sew one more Autumn Chain block (see my January ‘18 Queen Bee Blocks post for more information about the adaptation of Sew Mama Sew’s wonderful block). I have a total … Continue reading

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April ‘18 OMG Finish

My April ‘18 One Monthly Goal was to finish two baby quilt tops for a set of twins who were due to be born this month. They were born on April 19th, and I hope to get their finished quilts to them … Continue reading

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2018 Qtr 2 Finish-A-Long Goals

I have three new projects that I hope to finish this quarter that feature Kid Giddy’s French Bulldog block. I finished making a purple quilt top yesterday with her French Bulldog in the middle: My second goal is to make a pink … Continue reading

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