Disposable- An Upcycled Quilt

Or as they say on Project Runway, an Unconventional Challenge. Not too long ago I saw a call for the UW Recycling Trash Art Contest. As soon as I saw the call, I knew what I wanted to do. I had to make a quilt from all the disposable masks. When the pandemic hit, I […]

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The Heart Block- A Quilted Valentine (and free pattern)

I had a spur of the moment idea to make quilted Valentines this year! I just happened to have scraps on my desk that said Valentine’s Day to me, so I decided to strip piece them and make them into hearts! I started to make them just as improv piecing, no pattern. It worked, but […]

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I’ve Got My Eyes on You – A MQG Fabric Challenge Quilt Part 2

I’ve Got My Eyes on You… The second quilt made from the fabric for the fabric challenge for Quiltcon, hosted by Windham Fabrics using their Artisan Cotton fabric line. I didn’t finish this one in time to submit, but I really like it! I like to think it may have had a better chance at making it into the […]

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Testing- A MQG Fabric Challenge Quilt Part 1

Every year the Modern Quilt Guild hosts a fabric challenge for Quiltcon. This year the fabric challenge was hosted by Windham Fabrics using their Artisan Cotton fabric line. If you sign up fast enough, they send you free fabric. I didn’t sign up fast enough, so I actually ordered my own fabric to play along! […]

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My First Applique Quilt

Way back in 2017 my guild did an applique BOM… I started it with everyone, but got a little behind. And I admit, I was so NOT excited about this one. I was like, seriously??? But I learned a new skill and I’m glad I played along. Even if it took me three years to […]

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A Christmas Cross Stitch Pillow

I’m still thinking about Christmas! I am apparently having a thing for animals with big noses! The puppy tray and Crimbo pillow that I just made both have big noses, too! I actually made the cross stitch last January while I was in bed with my leg issues. I finished it pretty quickly and then […]

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2020 Temperature Quilt

Another 2021 finish, my 2020 Temperature Quilt. I believe temperature quilts are becoming more relevant as we, as a global community, are all experiencing climate change and the drastic weather consequences that come along with it firsthand.  It is no longer a scientific theory that we can’t see, but is now becoming a true impact […]

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A Puppy Tray- AKA Last Minute Christmas Gift Idea

Here’s another pretty quick Christmas gift idea that you don’t have to worry about shipping times! A foundation paper pieced tray! I like big noses and I can not lie! Apparently, between this project and the last, I seem to have a thing for animals with big noses! ha! The project was inspired by a […]

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Crimbo the Red Nosed Reindeer

A little holiday sewing for me! I have been loving this reindeer pattern from Unicornharts for a while, and decide I was going to make it for me! This little cutie is paper pieced and came together quite easily! I think my favorite part is this guys big red nose! His whole expression is priceless! […]

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The Evolution of The Superhero Teacher Gifts!

If you’ve been following me for a while, you know I have a standard theme to the gifts I give my kids teachers. I made this fabric YEARS ago! And after these gifts for Christmas, I have run out of fabric. I started this when my kiddo was in pre-school. He’s in 7th grade now. […]

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