Monthly Archives: December 2012

Boys and their Dog

My new camera is helping to take some fantastic pictures this vacation break.  But my favorite is getting the boys with the dogs.

Posted in General Mayhem | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Removing the Wave from your Quilt Top

So. . . just how do you add borders or make a quilt bigger without creating that friendly wave.  Once you get the technique, you’ll be so much happier with your final quilt. First, let’s start with the definition.  The … Continue reading

Posted in How To Techniques | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Those Lying Eyes

With the new puppy in the house, Buck has felt a little hen pecked.  With my new camera I was able to catch this great photo.  I am thinking it would make a great art piece.

Posted in General Mayhem | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Christmas in San Diego

This was one of my early raw edge appliqué pieces. I finally put it on the rack and finished it. I was inspired by Ruth McDowell. But she has all those precise seams. Nota my cup o tea.

Posted in Projects, Quilt Pictures | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Grinch-a-fied

Last year, while spending a much needed girl weekend in Milwaukee with Sharon, we found Grinch fabric. Of course it has been sitting on the “project to be named later” shelf since then. In a moment of inspiration, I started … Continue reading

Posted in fun, Quilt Pictures | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Rose garden

I finished another client quilt last night. A cute little rose garden. We used a rose color thread and the hardest part to quilt was actually over the paisley print. The color simply faded in!! Turned out great. I can’t … Continue reading

Posted in Client Quilts | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Black, Red & White All Over

I was busy quilting most of the weekend. I finished 2 quilts. The first was a black, white quilt with red pinwheels. This piece is so graphic and fun. I quilted with black thread. Just saying that finding and burying … Continue reading

Posted in Client Quilts | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments