Category: Family Quilt

Quilt made for my family or my friends.

Notes on Weekly Challenge

Wow – there just isn’t enough hours in the day or days in the week to get everything done! I’m pretty far behind in my own challenge, so I’ve come to the following conclusions: If I’m going to sew something every week, I need… Continue Reading “Notes on Weekly Challenge”

Clint’s graduation quilt

You ever notice how kids keep graduating!  This quilt was made for Clint Hodges when he graduated from college.  I made a quilt for his younger sister and brother when they graduated from high school, so I couldn’t forget Clint!  

Week 8 – April 8 – 14, 2012 – Curved Neck Pillow

Oh My Gosh!  Is this the easiest thing to sew or what?  This is like “Sewing 101” without the beginning “10” just “Sewing 1.”  I can’t believe I actually bought a pattern for this.  Ok, so there are other pillow patterns in the pattern… Continue Reading “Week 8 – April 8 – 14, 2012 – Curved Neck Pillow”

Week 4 – March 11-17, 2012 – All Around the Square

This is a pattern from Easy Quilts, Summer 2012, that was really fun to make.  And yes, it was easy.  First of all it’s only 12” x 12” and uses just a little bit of fabric.  What a great way to use up some… Continue Reading “Week 4 – March 11-17, 2012 – All Around the Square”

Week 3 – March 4-10, 2012 Sweater Candle Jar Cozies

Sorry this post is late…we were out of town the last two weekends at a friends’ house putting tile in their bathrooms.  The tile looks great and we had a good time so it’s taken me a couple days to catch up.  (Love ya… Continue Reading “Week 3 – March 4-10, 2012 Sweater Candle Jar Cozies”

Week 2 – week of Feb. 26, 2012 – Jar Candle Cozies

This was an interesting project – making fabric jar candle covers.  New candles aren’t the problem, it’s just after they’ve been used for awhile that they become a problem.  The wax often burns unevenly, the wick breaks off and get stuck in the melted… Continue Reading “Week 2 – week of Feb. 26, 2012 – Jar Candle Cozies”

Winter Retreat Quilt Block Exchange

Saturday was a “Sew Day” with my sister, Janet, and my best friend, Shelley.  The goal was to work on some quilt blocks for an exchange at the Indiana State Quilt Guild winter retreat.  Each winter retreat the “back row ladies” (a group of… Continue Reading “Winter Retreat Quilt Block Exchange”

Hockey Jersey Quilt

It’s finished and it’s awesome!  This quilt was made for my nephew, Matt, from his hockey jerseys.  He’s played hockey from the youth leagues all the way through his senior year at North Central High School.  My brother, Elwood, brought me 17 of Matt’s… Continue Reading “Hockey Jersey Quilt”

Bent’s Camp T-shirt Quilt – Completed!

What a great t-shirt quilt!  I had fun making this and Debbie loves it.

Bent’s Camp T-shirt Quilt

Last weekend I delivered a t-shirt quilt to Debbie, my best friend who lives in Bloomington, IN.  These were t-shirts from their family vacations at Bent’s Camp in Wisconsin.  It turned out absolutely beautiful and she loves it!  Each shirt was designed by a… Continue Reading “Bent’s Camp T-shirt Quilt”

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