Quilty Weekend

Last weekend, Brenda (pink castle fabrics and just a bit frayed), Anna (woollykat), Debbie (Esch House Quilts) and I took a road trip to Cincinnati for the International Quilt Festival! On our way we stopped at the Fabric Shack and Sewn Studio to pick up some lovely modern fabrics and drool over more that we wanted to take home. We had dinner … Continue reading

Spring Top!

Spring Top!

Here is my entry for Made-by-Rae’s Spring Top Contest! I used Simplicity Pattern #1806 with a linen-cotton blend from JoAnn. The “first draft” was a size too big – that’s what I get for not measuring myself – but I am really happy with this one!

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Anniversary Quilt

I made this quilt for my parents’ 35th wedding anniversary. I used The Road to Tennessee pattern by Mary Lane Brown of The Tulip Patch. The fabric is Etchings from Moda: the handwriting (for my mom) and the blueprints (for my dad). It is bound in the woven red hound’s tooth, which is really soft … Continue reading

Adventures in Dyeing

Jeni B from In Color Order inspired us to try some dyeing of our own this weekend.  Our friend Rossie was kind enough to let us use her dyeing supplies, bathroom, and expertise for our endeavor.  She has great instructions and tips for dyeing on her blog if you want to try this yourself. White on white fabric turns … Continue reading