This week I finally got to the November block of the month for the mystery quilt being run by my quilt guild. This month the 6″ block is the School Girl’s Puzzle block. [Read more…] about This week in the studio
Log cabin is one of the oldest quilt designs, and it is still popular today. It is beautiful in traditional quilts but it’s not difficult to make a modern quilt with the design. Here is some log cabin eye candy for quilt inspiration. [Read more…] about Forty Log Cabin Quilts
This quilt block is great for using up scraps. There is no stress to have everything line up and look perfect, so it’s as fun to do as it is to look at! [Read more…] about Wacky Star Quilt Block Tutorial in 3 Sizes
This bag was a quick little project stretched out to take years. The embroidery and quilting were done years ago, and it sat in the UFO (unfinished object) pile, waiting to be turned into a little bag. This year I have been working hard on my UFOs, and my goal is to get all of them off my list by the end of next year. That will clear up space for new projects, both physically and mentally.
Anybody who’s been quilting more than a day probably has some scraps. What to do with them is sometimes a mystery. If they are just thrown into a bin, it is hard to use them, since they are a big jumble. If you use a scrap sorting system, it will be easier to use them because they are all ready to go. This is my system. [Read more…] about Organizing Scraps