Scrappy Pillow Tutorial

Last week I showed this pillow very briefly and I mentioned sharing more about it this week.  It was a very last-minute project, so time was of the essence  Aside from the time it took me to do the hand quilting, it took me almost no time to put this pillow together.   I know you have plenty of scraps lying around and I hope to inspire you to make one.. Read More

Jack-O-Lantern Or Is It A Cat-O-Lantern?

  Cat-O-Lantern & Jack-O-Lantern patterns on Etsy   Every year for Halloween, we get two pumpkins for each one of us to carve.  I made two pumpkins for the Halloween quilt as well.  Just like I wouldn’t carve two pumpkins the same way, I didn’t want the blocks to be repeated either.  So I made a Jack-O-Lantern block …       Cat-O-Lantern & Jack-O-Lantern patterns on Etsy   …and.. Read More

Starburst And Cat Eyes – A Strange Brew

  Star patterns in my Shop   I am still working away on the Halloween quilt.  Almost there, but not quite.  Remember couple of weeks ago I said I was going to make the knitting-inspired stars for my Halloween quilt?  Well, here they are.  I reduced three of the star quilt patterns to 5″ and made two copies of each.  I love the Aran Star too much, so that one.. Read More

Fall Is Here

  Fall Maple Leaf pattern on Etsy   For the first time in a decade and a half, I get to feel Fall again!  I got a little taste of it last weekend with torrential rain, cool temperatures, fog and a beautiful sky with scattered clouds the very next day.  Needless to say I am excited, despite this week’s high temperatures.  It is also October, which means Halloween is right.. Read More