Row by Row: Quilter’s General Store

The blocks for this row were pieced on my featherweight "Trixie."  I'm quite pleased with how they turned out.  Some of the points on the large dark blue pieces were off a bit, but that was due to a cutting error on my part. Quilter's General Store, Rockford, Illinois; 2015 I purchased … Continue reading

Smitten: combo blocks

I now have a second design wall in my studio (thanks to my fantastic hubby) and was able to pull my Smitten quilt blocks out of a box and play with the layout.  It is looking pretty good, except for that one yellow block. I've stitched three of the combo blocks and am pretty happy with how they … Continue reading

Harry Potter PoD: pumpkin block

This pumpkin turned out amazing!  I wasn't sure about the orange batik in the middle, but this has become one of my favorite blocks.  I'm playing with the idea of several pumpkins in different sizes stacked up around the bookcase.  Hmmm . . . The vine gave me a bit of trouble.  It was my … Continue reading

Row by Row: Prairie Points

I love the purple fabric they used for the Asian Carp!  Even though it looks like the fish and tail fin fabric was fussy cut, it wasn't.  I did match the fish to the tail fins.  They look much prettier than the real carp and the bubbly water fabric is awesome. Happy … Continue reading

Harry Potter PoD: house scarf

Gryffindor House Scarf; pattern by Wendy Riggers I really like the way the scarf turned out, and the fabric on the green and blue books lined up.  Woot, woot! I replaced block 5 from the 2011 version . . . with the scarf block.  I like all of the books, except for the white one with … Continue reading