My daughter didn’t have much money to buy gifts this year, so she came to my house and sewed these little gifts for her boyfriend’s sisters. She sewed strips of fabric together, then cut an initial out of black fabric with fusible web on the
I can remember watching the “Lap Quilting with Georgia Bonesteel” television series when I was a young mother in Utah in the 1980’s. When I found out my husband’s job was getting transferred to North Carolina in 1987, all I could think about was
Our son, Zac, got married just before Christmas 2015, so I whipped up these stockings while they were on their honeymoon. I love making Christmas stockings, and I make one for every one in our family. I love using up my fancy trims and creating a
I have been working on this original “Kayak Quilt” for about a year. Every piece was cut freehand and sewed with curved seams. The seats were done with black fabric backed with fusible web (“Heat n Bond Lite”, to be exact.) The bungee cords/ tie
I have received many ribbons for my quilting over the years. I kept intending to hang them up all the way around the walls of my sewing room, up near the ceiling. It would have made kind of a quilt-ribbon wallpaper border. But I never
I have always wanted to try making a “rag quilt” or “shaggy quilt”. They are made by putting the seam allowances on the outside, and then clipping the seam allowances about every 1/2″, and then washing them to cause them to fray. I bought these
The North Carolina Quilt Symposium quilt show will be held this weekend, June 3-5 at the Peace College gymnasium in downtown Raleigh. Fri-Sat 9 am-7 pm. Entrance fee is $5. I have two quilts in the show. Children under age 5 are free, and
Please tell your quilting friends about the NC Quilt Symposium, which will be held June 2-5, 2011 at Peace College in Raleigh. It is a really big deal, people come every year from a lot of states to stay as boarding students (which costs $415).