Monthly Archives: September 2010

Block-a-Long #5: 9 Patch

Like this 9 Patch? I am pretty happy with the color combination. I love that aqua fabric and wish I had bought more. Oh well. Fortunately there is always more fabric. As you can see, I have included a large … Continue reading

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ATCs from CQFA

The other day I wrote about the CQFA meeting and the activities in which we participated. I finally processed all the photos. They aren’t great, because there were a lot of people swapping this time. I came into the room … Continue reading

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Creative Prompt #86: Lines

Note from the Management: Please comment on whether or not you would like to see this project continue and why. Thanks. Definition: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A representation of one line segment Three lines — the red and blue … Continue reading

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Sketching #84

CPP Response #84: Crimson Yes, that tablecloth isi replaced the photo so you could see the crimson. Not sure what was going on with the lighting in the original photo. See the original prompt for more information.

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Not AGAIN!!!

I am lusting after yet another fabric bundle from Birch Fabrics. All I have to say is:WHY??? Why does Cynthia do this to me? clipped from www.fabricworm.com Fabricworm Custom Bundle, Beach Berry 11 Total Product DescriptionFabricworm Custom Bundle, Beach Berry … Continue reading

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Book Review: Patchwork Souvenirs of the 1933 World’s Fair (update)

Patchwork Souvenirs of the 1933 World’s Fair by Merikay Waldvogel My rating: 4 of 5 stars I love history of quiltmaking books because of the stories of the people. This book is one of the reasons I always put labels … Continue reading

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Zig Zaggy Top Done?

This project was, in some respects, all about the fabric and using a whole line of fabric. However, it became more about the piecing as I worked through the rows. It was a pleasant challenge to cut, press, sew, press, … Continue reading

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Sketching #82

I had just been to a baseball game when I was ready to do this prompt. Our team is in the top of the NL West, for today, at least. Perhaps this can be considered an homage? For more information, … Continue reading

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Finally Live!!!

No Scrap Too Small is finally live. I fell out of my chair when I received the email, which is why it has taken me awhile to post about it. It has a lovely light and airy theme. There is … Continue reading

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Block-a-Long #4: Four Columns

This block, Four Columns, is suitable for 2 or 4 fabrics. When you cut the strips for the pieces, you can cut a full strip as you will use it for future blocks. Note from the Management: Comment and let … Continue reading

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Tanya Whelan for Grand Revival Designs Bags

Did I say I need to stop buying tote bag patterns until I make some bags from the patterns I already have? I have resolved to do that. However, I have never seen this designer or her bags and I … Continue reading

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More from Birch Fabrics

<div > I should not look at the FabricWorm blog. Everytime I go there I want to buy more fabric. I am still washing fabric from my big trip. Sigh. I love this selection of half yards. Isn’t it gorgeous? … Continue reading

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More Zentangles

I tried really hard not to get caught up in the Zentangles movement. I can no longer avoid it. Some of the work being done is phenomenal and it makes me so appreciative of QuiltRat who regularly shares her doodles … Continue reading

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Creative Prompt #85: Awaken

Become alert Leave sleep behind Mac OS software AWAKEN: Afghan Women’s and Kids’ Education & Necessities Wake up Become enlightened Definition: cause to become awake or conscious (wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn) Post the direct URL (link) where your drawing, doodle, artwork is posted … Continue reading

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CQFA Saturday

The past weekend seems like a zillion years ago. I have been across the country and back for work, had so many meetings, I had to arrange for my mom to attend one of them since I can’t be in … Continue reading

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