A Super Easy Baby Quilt

As I said in Tuesday’s post, I had to bust out a couple of baby gifts for a shower with less than two weeks notice. This coworker is well worth more than one gift, too, so what to do? I chose a nursery-themed toy in a slightly bulky yarn and an old, quick baby quilt […]

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How to Fix an American Quilt

As I’ve shared before, my mom’s family is full of quilters. To that end, we have a lot of quilts. When my grandmother died, we got a quilt that she had worked on. I say “we,” my mom has the most claim to it, of course. She kindly offered it up when I was looking […]

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Quilter’s Paradise

My Iowan aunts dropped of a few quilt tops to me this weekend. Sure, they have quilters and quilt shops back home, but they left them with me because I have found this gem of a quilt shop in small-town Kansas. Quilter’s Paradise in Baldwin City, Kansas is one of my all-time favorite quilt shops! […]

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One Quilter’s Scraps…

I had another trip to visit my quilting Iowa family last weekend. Having finished all of my deadline quilts, I had to actually make a decision about what I wanted to work on. I ended on a quilt that’s has been in progress for about 5 years… Back then, I had just finished the first […]

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Minky Me Crazy

I love all fiber arts, but when people ask me if I quilt, I have to tell them I’m a fake quilter. Maybe it’s a mental block from middle school sewing when the teacher gave me a C on my quilt block pillow because my corners didn’t match, or maybe it requires a level of […]

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