In the Sewing Room This Week

In the sewing room, I am making some progress on the quilt projects in progress. My friend Kathleen returned the quilt that she quilted and I needed to add the binding to finish it. With all the colors in the quilt top, I decided on a yellow tone on tone for the binding. Putting it …

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Working on Safelight Quilts

Thanks to wonderful readers, I have several Safelight quilts in process right now. The mountain peaks quilt is coming off the frame soon with maybe two more passes yet to do. I've just been too busy with holiday fun to get it finished. But, when I had a bit of time here and there to …

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On the Frame and on the Feeder

On the frame this week is the mountain peaks quilt top assembled from reader's blocks in red and white. The backing is this wonderful wide fabric Henry Glass print donated by Christine at Backside Fabrics for the project. It was loaded with the Hobbs poly batting that our guild area purchased with their charity batting …

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Change of Seasons, Charity, and a Bit of Quilting

It is one of those weeks where I have been working on Christmas decor, putting away autumn and deciding what can go to the thrift store. The house was a total mess for two days with boxes everywhere. This year, as I unpacked boxes worth of decorations and knickknacks, I asked myself if I loved …

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More Free Tutorials and Ideas on Cyber Monday

It is Cyber Monday, the last of the shopping special days of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, and beginning of the holiday shopping season. Isn't this a fun time of year? The decorating and parties are starting, cookies are baking and holiday cheer is popping up everywhere. Already there are lots of homes sporting holiday lights …

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Honoring Veterans and a bit of Quilting

Veterans Day was a weekday this year, so the British Car Club committee for the Veterans Drive planned an event for the Sunday after. Three British car clubs from North and South Carolina gathered for a lovely autumn color drive in the mountains. We had 33 cars, and most of those had two people, so …

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Visiting the Landrum Guild

Last week I had the pleasure of driving just over the border to South Carolina to visit the Landrum Quilt Guild and do a program for them. The guild selected Decisions Decisions for their program, so I brought a small quilt show to illustrate the concepts in addition to my projector slides. I set up …

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Working on Safelight Shelter Quilts

Our guild area meeting was last week, and we got a nice start on our quilts for the local Safelight domestic violence shelter. Our goal is to make 20 quilts for their bunk beds. This project could really be ongoing, as the resident is allowed to take the quilt with them when they move to …

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Autumn Jubilee Quilt Along Finish – Part 5

The weather took a decided turn to the colder side this week, truly Autumn is upon us. A rainy day yesterday had me working on quilting projects all day. On the blog today, we finish up today with quilting and binding. I hope you have enjoyed this quilt along. I have enjoyed seeing your projects …

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