A LeMoyne Star and Cloth doll assembly line

LeMoyne Star block

It's been so rainy here in Connecticut.  I was hoping for some sunshine to help with my photography but no luck.  So with some help from PicMonkey here's some  of what I've been up to. This is the LeMoyne Star and it's the June block in Laura Nownes Craftsy class, 2013 Block of the Month, this is … [Read more...]

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strippy spools block

I started quilting back when my twins were babies, now they're 21.  So I've been quilting for quite a long time.  Hand piecing, paper piecing and hand applique have been my favorite techniques, I feel I have so much more  control than I do when I piece and quilt on my machine.  I belonged to a guild … [Read more...]

Reverse applique coasters, I just love this technique!

finished reverse applique coaster

Reverse applique can be very easy and really pretty.  It's also a great way to use up all your scraps, especially those really pretty ones you just can't part with but are too small to piece (for some :).  For these coasters I used some red linen and beautiful Liberty prints voile. What … [Read more...]

The French Fox in Winter

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In between shoveling, shoveling and more shoveling (the snow is really beautiful!) I've been working on a pieced blanket.  This is a custom order through my Etsy shop.  The star of this blanket is the fabric, one fabric in particular, American Folk and Fabric, The French Fox.  This is a reproduction … [Read more...]

Spinning Stars quilt progress

spinning stars all sewn together

  My Spinning Stars mini quilt is coming along, here's my mid-month check in for A Lovely Year of Finishes.  Participating in this challenge has (so far) given me the little push to get all my unfinished projects done.  I've gotten the quilt top done and will now put my quilt sandwich … [Read more...]

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