Category Archive: Quilts

These quilt projects are completed or a work in process.

Nov 12

Thanksgiving Quilt Blocks

Hello Crafters, It’s getting close to the Thanksgiving festivities and family gatherings. It’s a time where we see a lot of volunteerism, the famous Red Kettle with the ringing of the bell. I have a great deal of respect for the people who are willing to stand outside of the stores and silently ask for …

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Oct 26

A Peek into the Archives – Issue 5

Hello Crafters, One of my favorite appliqué blocks to make is Sunbonnet Sue. From my Best Loved Quilt Patterns library the Sunbonnet Sue comes with all the templates you would need to make several variations of Sunbonnet Sue. If you would like to see additional sheets for this pattern click here. The history behind Sunbonnet …

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Oct 08

A Peek into the Archives – Issue 3

Hi Crafters, This week I found a real blast from the past in the archive. In 1990 Oxmoor House published Best Loved Quilt Patterns and the patterns came approximately every 4 weeks in the mail and I also got the binders for Volume 1 & 2. The quilts were beautifully photographed and the instructions were …

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May 24

A Little Bit of Everything

Hello Crafters, I’ve been awl for quite some time from this blog. I did not stop crafting or teaching I have been stretched way too thin, I even joined a charity sewing group and we made some beautiful pillowcase dresses, pajamas and shorts for children in Africa and we even made 100 plus pillowcases for …

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Jun 08

Scotty Quilt for my Girls

This scotties quilt is another one of my favorites and I am grateful I made an extra one for myself. When I first starting quilting there use to be some wonderful quilting programs on television in my area and one of my favorite programs was called Quilting from the Heartland with Sharlene Jorgensen. I never …

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