Let there be light 2

Let there be light
The quilt on the frame has 32 “block” motifs to be quilted — I’ve now got 9 of them done. Because it’s cream colored thread on neutral fabric blocks, I’m having an interesting time trying to see where I’m going. With my overhead light and my machine light on, this is what it looks like: ...

Throwback Thursday — Radiant Star Edition 1

On Tuesday, I spent more than a little time looking at old posts about this quilt that I made in 2009. It was a commissioned project, one of Mark’s coworkers had me make this for him to give to his wife for Christmas that year. Long time blog readers no doubt remember this project. It ...

Work in Progress Wednesday {Week 4} 2

Work in Progress Wednesday {Week 4}
Passport: application submitted Plane tickets: purchased Freaking out: commenced {My mother and I are going to Paris in April.} Blocks assembled: 14 Blocks to go: Many {But this quilt is about the process, not the product. I’m OK with the fact that this will take awhile. That doesn’t stop me from dreaming of about 8 ...

Machine Quilting Monday 2

Stupid weather. School was cancelled today, so I loaded up a quilt and got busy. I posted these pictures on Facebook earlier, but thought I’d post them here, too. I will admit that my “busy working on this quilt time” included a lot of time wandering around the Internet looking for ideas. More than a ...

Project 365 — 2014 {Week 4} 2

January 19, 2014 — I made the family start our Sunday night popcorn movie early, so that I’d be ready to watch the premiere of season 3 of Sherlock. I was so excited when I realized it was going to be on PBS. I had it in my head that it was going to be ...