Improv Triangle Quilt

When I saw the quilt \”Didn\’t Get the Memo\” by Alissa Carlton, Los Angeles, CA (shown below) I knew I wanted to make one. I thought it would be a great bee block so this February the Harmony Circle of do. Good. Stitches. took on this challenge and created some wonderful improv blocks. My directionsContinue reading “Improv Triangle Quilt”

Minimalist Stripes Improv Quilt

I am really getting into improv quilts. I feel like I am myself when I do them, that I can be free, that I can mess up and no one will judge me. No one will notice that my work is not perfect, for the imperfections are part of the design. I also love theContinue reading “Minimalist Stripes Improv Quilt”

Tattoo Piece Finally Finished

So I moved to Minnesota and they have a big state fair every year. Not as big as Texas\’, just saying, but it is a big ordeal. There is a competition each year called, \”Quilt on a Stick\”, which is modeled after the theme that everything at the fair is on a stick, sort ofContinue reading “Tattoo Piece Finally Finished”

My Boston Streets

For my LQG we have a vintage pattern challenge this month. We have to use a vintage pattern to make something new. I already had made a quilt top from Link to the 30\’s, my Chain Link, but I wanted to make something special for this challenge. I was looking through some vintage quilt blocksContinue reading “My Boston Streets”

HARMONY. do. Good. Stitches Queen Bee

This month I am the queen bee in the HARMONY. do. Good. Stitches Bee and so I was trying to find a block that would use scraps but also look good together and wouldn\’t have to be super matchy matchy since they will be coming from around the country. Photo courtesy of Film In TheContinue reading “HARMONY. do. Good. Stitches Queen Bee”

Modernista Progress

Here\’s a sneak peak of what I\’m working on for my partner for the Modernista Swap. She wanted blue, grey, and yellow and has requested a sewing machine cover. I will be doing a tutorial for this sewing machine cover as well so that way other people can make one too. This is the thirdContinue reading “Modernista Progress”

W.I.P. Wednesday

I have gotten a good chunk of stuff done this weekend and week so far! I finished my Chain Link top!!! I am trying to decide on how I want to quilt it. I think simple vertical/horizontal lines will do the trick. I want to keep the symmetrical vibe in tact. Of course Marta satContinue reading “W.I.P. Wednesday”

W.I.P. Wednesday 1/25/12

I have two major projects in the works. My Chain Link and my Swoon. I am about half way through my chain link and am just waiting to sew together my first Swoon block. Chain Link First Swoon Block I am also doing a couple of swaps this month. Hoop Up, which involves embroidery, andContinue reading “W.I.P. Wednesday 1/25/12”