Category Archives: Quilting

Monkey fabric

Isn’t this the cutest monkey fabric you’ve ever seen? This would be the cutest border around a monkey quilt! Fabric is Bethany Berndt Shackelford for Quilting Treasures Advertisements

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Feathers

The other class I took at our recent quilt retreat was a Feathers Free Motion Quilting class taught by Ms. Feathers herself, Sharon Schamber. She was a very good teacher and the easy instruction made me feel like I could … Continue reading

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Mandala

One of the classes I took at retreat was Mandala Wall Hanging. I started out with this fabric. We used this pattern. Learned to use this 10 degree ruler… And voila… These pictures were taken at night so not real … Continue reading

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Uncommon Divas

Our local guild, Uncommon Threads retreat was this week-end so the next few posts will be about the retreat. First of all, the Challenge block. If you saw my post about the challenge fabric, we were to make a 12″ … Continue reading

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President’s Block

Every year the outgoing President of our local quilt guild receives a block of her choice from each guild member.  With these signed blocks she puts together a quilt to remember her time as our leader.This year our outgoing president … Continue reading

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Challenge

Our local guild retreat is Nov. 9-11. We have a challenge each year and this year I thought I’d ask for some help. We were given this piece of fabric. My daughter said it looks like one of those lava … Continue reading

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Neat Pin Cushion/Thread Catcher

I made this little project for a gift exchange for our guild. It sewed together quickly and easily. It’s by Elizabeth Hartman for Sew, Mama, Sew. I found the pattern and tutorial here. I used uncooked rice and a couple … Continue reading

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