Tagged: Quilt

Saturday Stash Building

Saturday Stash Building

Left to right: Purple stripe shirt, blue stripe shirt, print cotton shirt, retro outdoor tablecloth, retro flannel-back tablecloth, white small-scale print sheets This morning I called my friend Alyssa to go to Farmer’s Market.  Turns out she was on the way to go “garage-sale-ing” and asked me to tag along. ...

Weekend Charmer Tutorial: Part Three

Weekend Charmer Tutorial: Part Three

The weekend is soon over, but so is your quilt top!  Today we are sewing the blocks together for your Weekend Charmer. This quilt comes together very quickly because it is the same block rotated to create a bright pinwheel design. Sew the blocks together into 5- rows of 5...

Weekend Charmer Tutorial: Part Two

Weekend Charmer Tutorial: Part Two

Thanks for coming back for the second installment of my Weekend Charmer tutorial.  Today we are sewing the blocks together.  You can find the cutting instructions here. I will use a 1/4″ seam allowance throughout. Let’s get started! Now that each component is ready we can assemble the blocks.  The...

Weekend Charmer Tutorial: Part One

Weekend Charmer Tutorial: Part One

Happy Friday! I am so happy that you are here for my not-a-quilt-along! I think I will call it a safari-supper tutorial instead.  Today is cutting, tomorrow is block assembly, and Sunday you can put it all together.  Let’s get started! Collect your materials: 50 charm squares (5″ squares) or...

Not-A-Quilt-Along

Not-A-Quilt-Along

Mom called this morning. Apparently, in the quilting arena of the blog-o-sphere,  “quilt along” implies that I am making a quilt with you. So, what I told you about yesterday cannot be a quilt-along because I am already finished with my top.  See?! It looks oh-so-cute waving out in the...

Progress

Progress

Greetings from the CTLT at Iowa State University! I can’t believe that I am a SENIOR and this is the first time I have been here!  It is a wonderful world of computers both Mac and PC, laminators, binders, and every other technology source a future teacher could want or...

Quilts From Vintage Sheets

Quilts From Vintage Sheets

Mom recently cleaned out her collection of vintage sheets to make room for more civil war prints, I’m sure.  I was happy to take them off her hands, and here is my first creation. I used one pillowcase and a portion of a sheet that were the same print in...

Blogger Quilt Festival

Blogger Quilt Festival

Hooray! A quilt festival.  Truth is, I don’t finish quilts often but I love to design.  This is one of my creations: This full-size quilt features 9 12″ T-shirt panels surrounded by coordinating fabric to create a t-shirt shape.  Bias rectangles helped me make the sleeves.  I used my shirts from...