Posts in category "Quilts I have made"

How to create Doll quilts for a good cause

Here are the two I made, one more feminine and the other unisex.
I am so pleased that I was able to create doll quilts for a good cause and it’s all because of my guild. A generous woman told us about an organization that creates dolls for children that look just like them. It’s called A Doll like Me and the dolls are often for children who... Read more »

Modern half square Log Cabin quilt is complete - thanks Heather Jones

When I was in Sisters, OR last July I started a modern half square Log Cabin quilt in a class with Heather Jones. It was a marvelous workshop and I was very challenged and inspired by a new way of making a quilt. I only used scissors, no rotary cutters or rulers. It was scary... Read more »

Rainbow Triangle quilt is finished

The rainbow triangle quilt is finished and I couldn’t be happier. I wanted to complete it in time to bring to guild this month and I did. I ignored pretty much everything else in life to pull it off but sometimes you have to focus. There were only two issues and one of them you... Read more »

How I catalog and record my quilts, confessions of a quilt nerd

There are so many fabulous aspects of my life about which I am passionate. Quilts, photographs, books are a few and they all come together in how I catalog and record my quilts. I know that I am a bit, shall we say, excessive in this regard. I admit it, I am such a quilt... Read more »

How I salvaged a tattered non vintage quilt

Our bed has a new quilt on it. If you missed the exciting news you can read about it here. It was time to retire the quilt I had made in 2000 as it had rips, holes and tears in it. We, and by we I mainly mean my grandchildren, had loved it to death.... Read more »

Modern King sized Courthouse Steps Quilt is finished

What a marvelous feeling, the modern king sized courthouse steps quilt is finished. I am thrilled! I have a few projects I can work on now and I may stop dreaming about green fabric. I quilted this big quilt in a big design, bold like the quilt. I did geometric shapes that interconnected over all... Read more »

I made a political quilt to benefit a good cause

I have been creating quilts for 33 years and this is the first time that I have made one with a political message. I wasn’t opposed to the idea but I am not the speediest of quilters. I always figured that whatever the cause was it would be gone and forgotten before I finished the... Read more »

Small Cubs quilts are finished

My husband was watching the Cubs game, wrapped in his Cubs quilt, and I was sewing. Before the end I had a great moment, the small Cubs quilts are finished. Home run for me! After I finished the first top, I put it on Zara’s design wall. I put the remaining blocks up on the... Read more »

Cubs quilt to celebrate the World Series and keep a promise

I am delighted to report that I reached an important goal. I have a finished the Cubs quilt to celebrate the World Series and keep a promise to Cliff. What promise? Let me tell you! When we married he would mention a Cubs quilt to which I would reply, I will make you a Cubs... Read more »

Christmas quilt is finished - it's a Christmas miracle

I did it, the Christmas quilt is finished. I bet Henry will be so excited or maybe he will think, “What took you so long, Grandma?”In my defense, I am finally feeling better now and that cold is what slowed me down. That and some procrastination along the way. The important thing is that this... Read more »