Skill builder BOM update

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If you’d like to join in or follow along, here’s the first lesson from the Pile o’ Fabric Skill Builder BOM. One lesson down and only 23 more to go. :-)  I really enjoyed making these two blocks.  I haven’t sandwiched and basted them yet, but I should get to that tonight.  That’s the easy part! The first block is called Sound Wave. I love it.  I’m so glad I chose the Macaw color palette!  I always worry about how the colors and prints will mesh together but it really worked out just as I imagined it. I’ve done plenty … Continue reading

Work in Progress: Zakka Style Baby Quilt

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Hey look, it’s my First. Ever. WIP Wednesday post!  I so rarely take pictures of items that I’m working on, usually reserving the “big reveal” for the finished product.  Over the long weekend I did a lot of sewing but didn’t fully finish anything, so I took pictures anyway. This is a baby quilt pattern from Zakka Style: 24 Projects Stitched with Ease to Give, Use & Enjoy by Rashida Coleman-Hale.  I know I’m way behind in this and everyone who wanted that book already has it and its old news, but I only just bought it for myself, so … Continue reading

Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey…Stuff

I’m not generally a fangirl.  I like different  tv shows and I like different actors, but I do not usually get obsessive about them.  Dr. Who is no exception. So it might surprise you (or not), to find that it is the subject of my next super ambitious project. Remember the Spock quilt? What would you say if I told you I’m planning a series of Doctor quilts?  There’ll be 11 in all *natch*. If I enjoy the process enough, I’m considering adding some monsters and companions. I’m still tweaking and finalizing the patterns, but here’s where they start: So…you … Continue reading

And the winner is…!

I still don’t know. Here’s the set that that I pulled to go with the hummingbird hues palette: The background on this one is grey.  I do need to buy some more grey fabric, I’m running quite low. And here’s the set that I pulled to go with the macaw hues palette: For this one, I think the background will be natural and the 4th color will be white.  I’m not keen on making an entire quilt with a white background, and I like the idea of the white ‘popping’.  I could pick up a few white-on-white fabrics or some … Continue reading