Sunday, August 16, 2015

Quilt finishes

1.  Flying Geese quilt, it's a keeper, matches my living room. It is big and cuddly!

2. Women's healing quilt with Bible words stitched in. In Etsy shop. 

  3.  Men's healing quilt with positive affirmation words stitched in. In Etsy shop. 

Next... working on a plus quilt, and about 25 other... :)
I think I'm addicted.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Pink Quilt

It's not only July already, but nearing the end of July. 
I, again, am guilty of ignoring my blog. Much due to a steady summer and some due to the fact that I just don't know how to work pictures between the iPhone and mac anymore! These ones I took and emailed to myself and etc.  These are of a quilt for a one year old girl, whom I haven't met yet, but she is going to have to have her leg amputated towards the end of August. She is the child of a friend of one of my sons. It touched my heart, so of course - a quilt was made. 

Just a note, lets be thankful for all we have and all that modern medicine can do.


Here is the sweetie with her quilt. She was blessed to only loose her ankle and foot, not further up. Precious baby.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Wonky Cross Quilt

I need a quilt for a 13year old young man. I think he might like this.

So...fingers crossed that he likes wonky crosses and feels the love.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Curved piecing

These have been on my mind and on my sewing machine. 
The block size (1 wheel) is 12 inches, which helps make that curve a bit easier to sew than on a smaller block. They are still more time consuming than I am used to with my "want it now" type of quilt making. :)  But I like these, and will make more...

There is a pattern called "Steam Punk Pattern" by Jen Kingwell Designs, the square comes out about 9.25" I believe and the outer ring is thinner. There have been a lot of awesome Steampunk blocks on Instagram. It is a really cool modern design. I have not done the research to see similar designs in older quilts, but I can't think of any. I have seen this with straight lines and no circles in the center.

Quilting has changed. I have never bought a quilt pattern, nor have I ever sold a quilt pattern. My day job is a Designer / drafter.  I know how to use AutoCAD, and can draw up a design very quickly.  My point... is that quilting has changed in that now so many people are selling patterns (and that is great with the big surge of new quilters), but that makes me question copyrights.  I think it is acceptable to still draw up ones own pattern to use.

At any rate. Love this design, and would love it in a smaller block if I had the patience. :)