As if the last quilt were not enough, made from the little off cuts from snowballing a bigger block, I have collected more triangle offcuts from another quilt in the making. I was on a roll with those little pieces, so I decided to make the second one too and get those pesky little triangles out of the sewing room. I have carefully been moving them around on a flannel board for way to long now trying not to make a big mess. It did not take too long to put together at all. The fabric is from Petal, by Aneela Hoey and a purple Moda Solid. The border is from my stash and not sure which line it comes from.
Monday, July 27, 2015
Once upon a time there was a crazy woman who quilted. She was making a quilt that needed to be snowballed. She carefully trimmed the corners and studies the sad little triangles which were cut off. Now this woman was a kind soul and felt very sorry for the sad little triangles. She decided to stitch them together. She stitched and stitched and stitched. Life happened and the little project got neglected. A few years later she found it and decided to finish the sad little project. She went looking in her stash for the perfect border and binding and in no time at all the little project of of orphaned half square triangles became a cute little quilt. The woman looked at her project and was glad she gave the little 0.5" squares a chance to shine! The End!!!
Monday, July 13, 2015
Well I seem to be on a roll with getting some UFO afghans out of the way.
Sunday, July 5, 2015
I seem to be on a wall hanging spree at the moment. I started an elongated hexagon pattern out of a book entitled 101 Fabulous Small Quilts. The method of putting them together was dot to dot. You know I love EPP so that is the method I chose to assemble the quilt. It all went together very well. I chose reproduction fabrics for the quilt.
Thursday, July 2, 2015
I love making wall hangings! It's one of my favorite things to do. I purchased both of the Moda Candy pattern booklets when they came out, and I have made a few things out of them. I really enjoy a quick make and finish in amongst all those large projects. I have a collection of the Moda mini charms in a glass vase. If there is a collection of fabric I like, I buy two and throw them in the vase. When I feel like a mini I have a bunch of 2.5" squares to use. I really enjoyed making this one. It is bright and fresh for summer.
Monday, June 29, 2015
Well I know I have just finished the yarn eater afghan, but really this one only had a few rows left to do and the border. I love crocheting granny squares. I have never done an elongated one before and wanted to try it out.
Saturday, June 27, 2015
I must have started this afghan over a year ago. It is a "yarn eater" or Bavarian Crochet pattern. I found really good instructions from Sarah London's Blog at SarahLondon.wordpress.com . Some people make it in one piece, i.e. one large square. I am not particularly fond of a square afghan. I like mine to be rectangular. The fit is better. So I made squares and crocheted them together with a gorgeous color called antique teal.