Tag Archive: lap quilts

Checkmarks on the List

Although I have been lost in the news with everybody else, my personal life went nicely in January. Early in the month I had a dinner party for my husband’s birthday.  He loves… Continue reading

A Different Kind of Cheater Cloth

One of the things I enjoy most about quilting is taking all kinds of unwanted supplies and turning them into something useful. You may be familiar with “cheater cloth”, a name for fabric… Continue reading

Trying Some FMQ Options

Thank you to everyone for input on ways to put the string quilt blocks together.  In the comments, Choice 3, a straight grid of sashing was the clear winner, but in the voting,… Continue reading

Clear to Create? Or Create to Clear?

On those days that I don’t have a specific project in mind, I will head to my studio with every intention of clearing the decks.  I would love to be able to have… Continue reading

A Productive Spell

It’s a crafter’s dilemma – should I finish each project before starting another?  Or is it okay to have multiple projects going at once? I like to have multiple projects going, but I… Continue reading

1 Fabric, 2 Settings

These are some lap quilts for patients at the Veterans’ Administration hospital. They incorporate two of the fabrics I wanted to use up this year, the pale green with the arc design and… Continue reading

A Little Cowboy Quilt

My husband is off for a scuba weekend with one of our sons-in-law, so I have parked myself in the sewing room, trying to finish projects. Way back in January, I made a… Continue reading

Carnival of Scraps

It’s been pretty noisy in my sewing room lately.  My January goal was to round up my scraps, turn them into useful blocks, and store them away tidily until I needed them. But… Continue reading

A Dozen in 2012

This is my latest quilt, bring my total of quilting projects for the year up to twelve. Purple is not really my color, but much of this fabric is from donations.  Also it… Continue reading