Penguin Party Quilt! by Elizabeth Hartman I’ve decided on my
#PenguinPartyQuilt Progress Report: Learning From Mistakes
Well it’s the end of the month… and I’ve completed my Elm Street Quilts One Monthly Goal – (August Finish Link-up)! 8 Penguins complete! Sadly, I’d be much farther in this quilt had it not been for a huge error on my part. ugh. Let my start by saing it was NOT a problem with the…
One Monthly Goal With ElmStreet Quilts!
I am so glad I found the #ICYPOLESSAL SEW-A-LONG with SAID WITH LOVE. It was so exciting to pick out the fabrics… the vest will be made from Penguin fabrics from my stash. But my heart sank a little when I figured out, to be able to finish my Penguin Part Quilt Top by the…
Penguin Party! #icypolessal A Sew-a-Long with SAID WITH LOVE
I’ve had my eye on Elizabeth Hartman’s Penguin Parade pattern ever since the sneak previews started showing up on Instagram. I’ve even started pulling fabrics that could make cute little sweaters. Then I spotted an Artic themed sew-a-long with Said With Love, a knew that was the push I needed to make my Penguin Party…
28 Quilts & Astronomical Block Challenge with Karen Nyberg
I saw the NASA booth at the 39th International Quilt Festival in Nov 2013, and this video of Astronaut Karen Nyberg asking for quilt squares to add to the one she made while on the International Space Station. So I figured 10 months to make an 9.5″ quilt block would be a piece of cake!…
[National Sewing Month] Diaper & Wipes Pouch
Did you know that September has been “National Sewing Month” since 1982? It started with a proclamation from President Ronald Reagan, declaring September as National Sewing Month “In recognition of the importance of home sewing to our Nation.” What a great opportunity to share one of my more recent home-sewing creations (beyond my typical quilts)….
Don’t Forget to Sign Your Quilt!
This may seem small, but I think it is a critical step in the Quilting process. Yet all too often, it is overlooked. Don’t forget to sign (and date) your Quilt! You’ve most likely put a lot of time into your quilted project. It’s a beautiful work of art, and quilts are made to last….