Tag Archive: quilts

ScrapHappy January 2023

The spark for this baby quilt came from a big tub of donated fabrics. There were four Mickey Mouse 6-inch squares, two Dr. Seuss 6-inch squares, and a whole lot of Dr. Seuss… Continue reading

ScrapHappy Adjacent, December 2022

These items are not made totally from scraps, but they could be!  And in case you still need ideas for the up-coming holidays, I wanted to share them. Three years ago, I saw… Continue reading

ScrapHappy March 2022

Today I have two projects — one is finished and one is in progress. First up, I have the second chair with a seat repaired with paracord. As I wrote in an earlier… Continue reading

Two Finishes and a Disappointment

I have been getting some small quilts through to completion. For this first one, the fish print fabric was already cut up when I received it. I am happy to use donated fabric,… Continue reading

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