As you might know, I'm new to quilting. So deciding to take on the Farmer's Wife 1930s Sampler Quilt probably doesn't sound like the place to start (there are lots of tiny pieces in some of those blocks!). But one of the things I have done recently to expand my knowledge … [Read more...] about Farmer’s Wife Quilt Along – 1930s Sampler Quilt
This latest quilt I've finished is a disappearing 9 patch quilt. My first time doing this and apart from following the tutorial below for how to do a disappearing 9 patch I didn't have a pattern for the rest of it. So what else am I going to do but go scrappy with it? … [Read more...] about Scrappy Disappearing 9 Patch Quilt
One way I like to cut down on my growing scrap fabric pile is by making what I call my scrappy quilt squares. At the end of an evening, when I'm too tired to work properly on whatever my main sewing project is, I make a couple of scrap fabric improv quilt squares to wind … [Read more...] about Scrappy Improv Quilt Squares
I made this kid's art portfolio for my nephew several month's ago now, but I couldn't post about it because it was for his birthday that just happened last week! I made his art portfolio from some large fabric samples, some offcuts of Thomas the Tank Engine fabric and some … [Read more...] about Kid’s Art Portfolio from Fabric Samples & Scraps
I finished my third ever quilt this week! It's another scrappy improv quilt much like my first one - except bigger! I got the idea for it when I was learning how to bind my first quilt. I was learning the technique where you join two strips of binding by sewing them right … [Read more...] about A Scrappy Quilt with Scrappy Binding (& even Scrappy Quilting!)!