Tag Archives: WIP

WIP Wednesday Quilt-Alongs

I haven’t written a Work in Progress post for a long time but have been inspired to do so by my friend, Sarah Goer, who has written several WIP Wednesday posts lately letting us know all the wonderful things she … Continue reading

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2016–Change in Direction Already!!!

It all started when I unwrapped my Christmas present from my friend and saw this beautiful fabric I’d been eyeing at ThreadBear, my local quilt store. I’m lucky enough to live in a small town where the owners of ThreadBear … Continue reading

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My One-Year Quilting Anniversary

I can’t believe it has been a year since I took my first quilting class at  ThreadBear on 10/20/14! Before that day, I’d never even held a rotary cutter, used a cutting mat , or even knew that quilters had their … Continue reading

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Gratitude Lanterns Mini Quilt WIP

In August I started an intermediate quilting class at the local community college choosing to audit the course so that I wouldn’t have to worry about attendance, tests, or a grade. Been there, done that A LOT! I had hoped … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash #5–Japanese Quilt

A couple months ago, I took a beginning free-motion quilting class at Santa Fe Quilting,  and when I was there, I found out that they have a section of Asian fabrics in the last room in the store. I had … Continue reading

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Midnight Mystery Quilt-a-long Square-in-a-Square Blocks

Today I finished sewing my square-in-a-square blocks for the Midnight Mystery Quilt-a-long, and I have about half of them trimmed. Most of them look pretty good though I may sew a couple replacement blocks before it’s time to sew the blocks together … Continue reading

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Midnight Mystery Quilt-a-long Flying Geese

I’ve really been enjoying participating in the Midnight Mystery Quilt-a-long through Meadow Mist Designs. Being a novice quilter, it is such a great opportunity for me to build and stretch my quilting skills. I finally finished the August assignment of making … Continue reading

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Modern Baby Quilt Top Finished

I finished my modern baby quilt top this weekend. Earlier this week in class, I worked on cutting and sewing the inner border. It was somewhat challenging learning to take three measurements down the length and across the width of … Continue reading

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Fashion and Food WIP back from the Longarm Quilter

Today is an exciting day. I got my Fashion and Food quilt back from my longarm quilter friend, Peggy Lopez O’Neil. I asked her to do a squared-off stipple similar to the quilting done in Elizabeth Hartman’s Patchwork City book. … Continue reading

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Modern Baby Quilt–Half-Square Triangle Initiation

I have now been initiated into world of half-square triangles that I am using for the modern baby quilt class I am taking at ThreadBear. Last week Ann taught me her favorite half-square triangle technique which uses the Quilter’s Magic … Continue reading

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