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January 31, 2020
Yarn Arrivals from Patchwork Times by Judy Laquidara

When frustration abounds, what’s a girl to do? Buy yarn! Forget the yarn diet! I was thinking of a title for this post and I thought about Friday Failure!

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December 14, 2019
'Currant Pinwheels' in Simply Vintage! from Nestlings By Robin

Thank you all for sticking through 
some of the boring posts this past week
and here is your reward:)
 Here is the new issue of Simply Vintage
one of my Favorite publications!!
Inside you will find a sweet
red and green treat based on
this antique quilt below.
 This is Coxcombs and Currants which I own.
I thought I would try designing a 
smaller piece inspired by the quilt
but in a different colorway.
 These are some of my other 'go-to' 
colors; red, orange, black.
 I really like the small loop design within the leaves.
This one was all done ...

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December 4, 2019
Baby girl quilt from Fabric Engineer

My mother-in-law finished this quilt for a friend.  I really like how it turned out.

I put loops in the white sashing parts.  I was going to do more on the colored fabrics, but then I saw how they popped and kept it to a minimum.  I'll admit, the quilting that I did end up doing on the colored parts isn't what I envisioned in my head.  I was trying to imitate the design on the white fabric (see two pictures below), and instead ended up with a circuit board component.  Not bad enough to take out, but ...

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October 27, 2019
Star quilt from Fabric Engineer

My mother-in-law "needed" a quick turn around on this quilt.  She had made a girl's quilt, not knowing the gender, and then the baby ended up being a boy.

I put loops in the grey and random triangles in the colored section.  Nothing too special, but with different colors and different quilting motifs it comes out special.

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