Tag Archives: Quilting

Yes, I Am Still Quilting

And now for a long-overdue update on the status of Dan’s quilt! The pieced border is finished and attached. All that is left to complete the top is the final, blue border. Of course, I’m having my usual self-doubts at … Continue reading

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So Many Changes!

It’s been a summer of change and upheaval for me and that has meant not much quilting got done. (Since I can’t bear to post without a picture, here’s an old photo.) I started a new job in a city … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

Here in Northern Virginia, we’ve been enjoying an early Spring. My hyacinths have come and gone, and the tulips are nearly over. The Canadian Red Cherry tree in our back yard is in bloom. As we move toward summer, the … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Contrast

Having gotten over the first hurdle of beginning to cut fabric, I’m now making some progress on this quilt for my son. He wanted greens and blues. I’m pretty happy with the level of contrast I’m getting here. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Why is starting to cut fabric so hard?

I always have a hard time making the first cuts for a new quilt, especially when it is largely my own design. It implies a commitment to my design decisions and fabric choices. But I have finally gotten over the … Continue reading

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School’s Out!

I admit the picture doesn’t quite match the headline. But it does make sense in a slightly round about way. I have finally turned in my last assignment for my last class. Now it’s just a matter of waiting for … Continue reading

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A Quilt Themed Birthday

Have I mentioned before what a gem my husband is? If not, I should have. He decided he wanted to build my birthday gifts around a theme that combines my two primary loves: quilting and books. So he got me … Continue reading

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UFO Update

Between training for my new job and keeping up with school work, I haven’t gotten much accomplished toward completing those dreaded UnFinished Objects. So today when I actually got a break in my schedule and could honestly say that I … Continue reading

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Quilting – Take Me Away

For anyone wondering why I haven’t posted any quilting progress in a long time, this view of my work table might give you a hint. My quilting room doubles as my work space for school (not to mention being a … Continue reading

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Planning the next big project

The beginning of January saw the resumption of my library school classes, and a consequent drop in the amount of free time I have for quilting. But I can’t resist beginning to plan my next major project, since this is … Continue reading

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