Category: 52 week challenge

Wordless Wednesday

Modern Quilt – Floating Plus Sign

Ok, this  is different for me. Trying something different can be fun and sometimes scary – but how scary can quilting be?  NOT!  It’s all fun and it’s all good!  I would consider myself to be a traditional quilter.  Quilts like the ones grandma used to make… Continue Reading “Modern Quilt – Floating Plus Sign”

Fun stuff I’ve been making

I’ve been busy sewing and quilting, but haven’t posted much so I’m going to share some things with you here. Zipper pulls – these are wonderful to put on zippers on purses and totes: This is an art quilt – I don’t really get… Continue Reading “Fun stuff I’ve been making”

Tote Bag Pockets

Alright, I get it, some sewing projects are not as exciting as others.  But then again, it depends on who you are.  I have a favorite tote bag that I carry to work every day – carries my planner, journal, coffee, umbrella, cell phone… Continue Reading “Tote Bag Pockets”

Flannel Square Quilt

Wow – it’s been awhile since I posted – somehow life gets in the way.  Isn’t that great?  🙂 I’ve been working on several projects, so let’s catch up. This is a queen size quilt that’s made of flannel squares.  That may not sound… Continue Reading “Flannel Square Quilt”

Mug Rug

This is a mug rug I made for my friend and neighbor, Flo.  I know she loves her coffee and this will be a perfect little gift for her.  In case you don’t know what a mug rug is, just think of it as… Continue Reading “Mug Rug”

Felted Pouch

These were just too much fun to make.  I went to the Goodwill store and purchased a 100% wool sweater.  At home I washed and dried it in hot water and a hot dryer – naturally it got about 10 sizes smaller, but the… Continue Reading “Felted Pouch”

Catching Up

Too busy to blog?!  How is that possible?  Sometimes life gets in the way. Here’s a few projects I’ve been working on: Small Notebook Cover This is a cute notebook cover for those 3×5 notebooks.  The perfect size to tuck into your purse.  I… Continue Reading “Catching Up”

Week 14 – Oct 28, 2012 – Simple Tote Bag

This bag started out as a small practice piece for machine quilting.  I haven’t done that much machine quilting on my Pfaff domestic sewing machine so I thought I’d spend time practicing.  Even after an hour of practice, I could still use a bit… Continue Reading “Week 14 – Oct 28, 2012 – Simple Tote Bag”

Week 13 – May 13 – 19 – Quilted Throw Pillows

Voila!  Here’s what I made with the “practice quilt” from last week.  Ok Ok Ok, I know what some of you are thinking – I can’t believe she cut up that quilt!  There are two sides to this argument – if you have a… Continue Reading “Week 13 – May 13 – 19 – Quilted Throw Pillows”

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