Tag Archive: quilts

Tattered Treasures

As my mother-in-law continues to downsize, she is contributing to some sizeable up-sizing of our own household, and the treasures she is passing on to me came from a generation even further back,… Continue reading

Funky, Funkier, Funkiest

Here are some recent finds, and they are all a little bright and crazy. This first one has me utterly befuddled.  I can’t find the exact pattern in Maggie Malone’s 5500 Quilt Block… Continue reading

A Fruitful Small Business Saturday

I talked my husband into going out to some local antique shops on Small Business Saturday, and I made some great purchases! Let’s start with this top. Nice, but not too special, you… Continue reading

Panel Play Mats

Two weeks ago I hit 24 quilt shops in an hour and a half!  How did I manage that?  Because someone had the genius idea to have the small scattered quilt shops of… Continue reading

Textile Treasures

A most generous reader, Ranger Elaine, has sent me some wonderful treasures from her collection. The star of the show is this tiny silk-covered accordion book with quilt scraps in it.  Elaine thinks… Continue reading

Return to Routine

Our family celebrates the holidays in about the most laid-back, stress-free way possible, but still I am always glad to get back to ordinary life. All the posts I have read recently have… Continue reading

15 in ’15 End of the Year Check-in and a Find

I did not complete all the goals I set at beginning of the year.  But this has been my best year ever for actually working on goals throughout the year. √ 15 fused… Continue reading

The Perfect Recipient

My sister asked me to make a quilt out of her Texas Rangers T-shirts, for her grandson.  The only thing I knew about T-shirt quilts is that they are hard to make, since… Continue reading

Blog Hop Around the World

A few weeks ago, I was invited to participate in the Blog Hop Around the World.  I said yes, but at the time I was deep into research on Bronze Age textiles, and… Continue reading

Trio of Friendly Seas Quilts

A trio of quilts, inspired by a trio of blogs! These quilts were built around the turquoise fabric, “Friendly Seas,” designed by Cynthia Frenette for Robert Kaufmann. The two on the sides were… Continue reading