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Bar Scene, a quilt in chapter three of Every Last Piece, features a strip of hourglass blocks made from some of my favorite scraps. The column of color is set of by the surrounding solid paprika fabric. I had fun... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Little Red Hen
Faye is the winner of Mandy's book, Wanderlust Quilts. She says: So many places on my list! I really want to go to Vancouver. I also really want to go to China. And India. And Vienna! Oh, and I really... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
In my attempt to tidy the sewing room I knit another hat, a variation of my favorite hat pattern. Earlier versions from this pattern can be seen here, and here. On this hat the cables go all the way to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
On this cold, dark, and rainy day, I'm sharing the colorful and sunny quilt, Beach Balls. The background is string pieced with sandy colored neutrals. The beach balls are string pieced using color coordinating scraps. I had fun digging through... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
I love traveling and have always enjoyed taking photographs of interesting things I see along the way. My friend, Mandy Leins, has turned some of her travel photos into quilts and also a great new book. In her book, Wanderlust... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
Last winter I was on a knitting roll. I challenged myself to make 100 projects from my yarn stash. I quickly knit four pair of lined mittens, two pair of slippers, two hats, and three pair of socks. The knitting... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
I've been experimenting with the little one inch cut squares I can cut so quickly with my custom Sizzix die. When piecing the tiny squares together, the seams can end up making the squares look a little lopsided and lumpy... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
We have had some wonderfully warm and sunny fall days the last couple of weeks and have been doing our best to get out and enjoy the sunshine while it lasts. I have plans to take some hand stitching out... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
Butterfly Effect was a long time in the making. I enjoyed working on it with miss P. Here she is in May 2010 helping match the scrap pieces with the solids. I had gone through my solid stach and cut... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
We took advantage of the warm, sunny weather this weekend and spent most of the day outside yesterday. We continued putting away our fall harvest. P and I shelled sunflower seeds while B packed the carrots in sand and put... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
Our beatiful days of sunny skies have continued well into October. I've been out trying to soak up as much sunshine as I can. Our zinnias are still putting on quite a show. The marigolds are not slowing down at... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
I can't seem to stay focused on any one particular project lately. I've been playing with the tiny squares, joining rosettes on the passacaglia quilt, and prepping this red and white quilt from last year for quilting. What have you... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
We have been enjoying an unusually warm and sunny week. I've been spending much time outside soaking it in. Our late summer flowers are still going strong. Earlier this week I purchased our first ever comfy outdoor furniture. The couch... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
I had the pleasure of attending the Holly Girls quilt retreat last week. Pat Holly and Sue Nickels taught us the finer points of machine applique and border design. I packed my boxes of tiny scraps to work on and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
I had to share this beauty that was just delivered to my doorstep, Red & White Quilts Infinite Variety. This book does not disappoint - 352 pages of red and white inspiration. There is some background information about the Rose... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
Two years ago I gave my daughter-in-law two pillow forms for Christmas and told her I would make some pillows for her. After much delay they are finally finished. Megan chose the color palette and pulled a selection of fabrics... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
Sunday morning I got up and wanted a few moments of solitude before the bustle of the day started so I went out for a stroll around the barn. On the front porch I was greeted by marigold garland strands... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
This week's feature quilt is Paris on a Shoestring. It is a variation of Nancy, one of the quilts that is patterned in my book. Both quilts use the same string pieced triangle units. I had this fabulous Paris Maps... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
We've been working hard on wedding prep this summer, mostly that involves lots of cleaning in the barn. I took advantage of a clean barn wall yesterday to take some pictures of my latest quilt finish. This quilt will be... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
Do you remeber my new custom Sizzix die? I used some of the little one inch squares I cut with it and made a mini version of Don't Fence Me In. I love this design; even small scale it is... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
Coal Seam Coal Seam is a result of experimenting with inserting slivers of orange fabric into triangles of black fabric. When deciding on the layout, I tried lining up the orange strips from one triangle to another and was amused... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
You guys, look what came in the mail!!!! My new sizzix custom die! This die has the blades to cut twenty one inch squares at a time. I can place small scraps over the die cutting surface and then run... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
I am really enjoying the barn photography these days. I go out and check on the progress D and B are making every so often but I tend to look down at all of the interesting bits that that have... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2015 at The Little Red Hen
I've been working on more customer quilts lately. Send me an email if you are interested in having me quilt your quilt top. Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2015 at The Little Red Hen