Etsy! Etsy! Etsy!

Just a quick annoucement to say that, in time for Small Business Saturday, my Etsy shop is finally open! Visit me here: http://hastyquilter.etsy.com/ And use the coupon code SHIP4FREE for free shipping!

NaNoSEWMo Check In

Quilts completed: 1 Quilted Pillow Covers completed: 7 Cosmetic bag completed: 7 Total items completed: 15 Total items currently in process: 6 Days left in the month: 8. Items left to complete: 15. Days left until Small Business Saturday when I plan to reopen my etsy store: 4. I’m starting to feel really excited about Small Business Saturday!

NaNoSEWMo math

Baby gifts completed: 2 Quilted Pillow Covers completed: 6 Cosmetic bag completed: 1 Total items completed: 9 Total items currently in process: 3 Days left in the month: 15. Items left to complete: 21. Days left until Small Business Saturday when I plan to reopen my etsy store (Did I forget to mention that?): 11. So, I’m a bit behind, but I’m happy with my progress.

Pattern Review: McCall’s Pattern 5214

Cross posted from patternreview.com Pattern Description: (from the pattern envelope) MENS’, CHILDREN’S AND BOYS’ MUSKETEER AND PRINCE COSTUMES: Tunic-length, lined doublet has collar, long sleeves and cuff variations; doublets A, B have belts and cap sleeves; doublets B, C have contrast sleeve and cuff; doublet C has contrast collar; loose fitting, pullover, lined tabard has mock sleeves, applique and back opening slit; cape E has contrast lining; all garments have purchased trim; doublets A, B have purchased crowns; doublet C, tabard D have purchased hat with feather and sword. Pattern Sizing: Boys’ sizes 3-4, 5-6, 7-8; Mens’ sizes S, M, … Continue reading

Little baby blue

Check it out! Number and 1 and number 2 of my nanoSEWmo projects! The pattern for this baby quilt and pillow is a Wonky Rail Fence, using the Stack-and-Whack method. The backing material is a solid light blue that I had on hand.  I also used a white/blue ombre rayon thread for quilting.  It adds some extra sparkle to the quilt, I think. The pillow has a simple ruffle around the edge and an envelope style back. To be honest, I’ve had this quilt top on hand for a while waiting for the right time, the right baby and the right skill … Continue reading