A Memory Quilt Using the Complete Quilt Design Planner


Remember the Friendship Bracelet quilt that I finished not long ago? Well, originally I agreed to test Blair Stocker’s, AKA WiseCraft, pattern to make a memory quilt. Very quickly I realized that wasn’t going to work for that pattern. Then she asked me to test another pattern, The Complete Quilt Design Planner Pattern. I was one, […]

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SMGQ First Giving Quilt for 2016


This year my friend Debbie and I are the co-Chairs for the Seattle Modern Quilt Guild’s Giving Committee! We have decided to shoot for 6 quilt designs this year. Some of those designs are lending themselves to more than one quilt, so we don’t know how many finished quilts we’ll end up with! When we took […]

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June Blocks for Nurture Circle- Quilts for Fort McMurray


I haven’t posted about any of our do.Good quilts this year, but I’m skipping ahead to the June blocks! For the June blocks we decided to switch from our regular charity to do the maple blocks that were called for for the Quilts for Fort McMurray. I know with all the devastation in Orlando, the deadline […]

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Wild Kratts! Live in Seattle!


I’m interrupting my usual scheduled crafty and quilty posts for some local family fun! The Wild Kratts are coming! Live and In Person in Seattle! Yea! The wildly popular PBS KIDS® television show, WILD KRATTS, is coming to the live stage. Wild Kratts LIVE! will be at McCaw Hall at Seattle Center for two shows […]

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SMQG BOM May Blocks

For this month I’ve been working on quilting my Seattle Modern Quilt Guild BOM a bit more, but I also added a new ‘row’ Excuse my photo editing… Something doesn’t look right, but oh well… You can see the bottom row is this months project. The prompt was sewing with scraps. When I make a […]

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My New Thread Catcher

Honestly, I usually just throw my threads on the floor and then sweep it up when I’m done…. But the other day the kiddo and I went to the local paint your own pottery place, Emerald City Fired Arts, and I needed a project since he was making two…. So I decided to paint this […]

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Technicolor Galaxy Quilt Update

I took a LONG break from this one and finally got it back out! I finally finished the outer circle. It’s 3 blocks, 4 times… 12 blocks. I did take some liberties on these blocks! The first one I did was supposed to be orange peels… But I hated them… I tired to do them […]

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Modern Sampler Quilt Along Blocks G, H and I

Man! I’ve been playing catch up on this quilt along, the Modern Sampler Quilt Along with Salty Oat! You know I’m more of a bright color kinda quilter, so this one has been a challenge. But I like the low contrast with a pop of color! But this is a very challenging pattern and I got […]

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Friendship Bracelet Quilt

Another finish! Yea! I have to say, I love the pattern, but wasn’t really excited about the quilt…. But the more I look at it, the more I like it! A SMQG friend is also a quilt designer and author and all around pretty cool lady! She’s Blair Stocker, AKA WiseCraft. She asked for pattern […]

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Spring Flowers

I’ve become the one in charge of updating our PTSA bulletin board at school and I wanted some paper flowers for Spring Break. My friend passed on a tutorial she’d used and I fell in love! I’m warning you though… These are super addictive! The tutorial is from Ash and Crafts. And it’s so easy and makes […]

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