Annie’s Easter Dress McCall’s 5292

Annie’s Easter Dress McCall’s 5292

Annie made her Easter dress this year.  She selected McCall’s 5292 and a lovely purple seersucker-type fabric.  She chose to make the top design, without the bow on the strap. She set out to construct it mainly on her own.  We are always...
Customer T Shirt Quilt for a Young Boy

Customer T Shirt Quilt for a Young Boy

I recently had the opportunity to create a quilt for a customer’s young son.  She wasn’t sure the T Shirts would be large enough to fit my typical 12-square quilt because some shirts were sized 4-6.  A bit of creative cutting and sewing enabled...
Great Travel Totes

Great Travel Totes

I made this Vogue 8407 tote a few years ago.  My neighbor loves it so much she commissioned me to make several more that she is giving as gifts.  She loves them for when she travels because she can stash her essentials in all the pockets.  The pattern...
Quilting For Cancer

Quilting For Cancer

Many of you may be familiar with Relay For Life.  The Relay For Life is simply a way for people to come together to raise money for the American Cancer Society.  Last year was the first time I participated in a Luminaria ceremony and it was so lovely. Annie,...
A “Mess” of Nothing I’m Making

A “Mess” of Nothing I’m Making

What’s that beautiful thing?  It’s supposed to be Calorimetry.  I have had this gorgeous, hand-spun skein of yarn (I won it!) sitting in my basket for ages.  I was inspired to make Calorimetry during a recent road trip because I thought it...