Tag: Sewing

It’s time to move Hannah out of her toddler bed and into a twin. She’d been boycotting the toddler bed, which was her converted crib, since the beginning of the school year. She absolutely refused to sleep in it, she’d camp out on the floor. And when fall started to kick into gear, Adam and I realized we needed to get her a new bed before it got way too chilly for her to be on the floor.

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Meet Supergirl. I picked up this Simplicity pattern last month, thinking I’d make it at some point for her dress up box. At the time, she’d told me she wanted to be a horse for Halloween. Then she saw the pattern.

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tula pink elizabeth

At the end of July, a friend of mine from graduate school was rushed to the hospital. It was very sudden. A few days later she passed away…she was younger than I am.

Read more on Tula Pink Elizabeth Quilt, for Meredith…

genq geese

Yay! In the September/October of Generation Q I have a new quilt I designed called “This Goose Is a Bit Rich.” I love this one. It took me a while to make, and my wonderful friend Rachael Dorr did the quilting. She’s incredible.

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I love this pattern, but it was much trickier to make this hat from Oliver + S Little Things to Sew than I remember from last year. Curved piecing, no problem. It was stitching in the cap on the reversible side to the already constructed brim. Getting those seams to line up properly without extra fabric was tough.

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I started a quilt with this collection a couple of weeks ago under extremely sad circumstances. I’ve stalled on its progress because of those same sad circumstances, but I’ll be getting back to it next week. And I will finish it. The top is done, but then I needed to put it away for a bit. I’ll piece the back and get it quilted and bound. Then I will share more.

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I really should stop writing about this Stof Dots dress and just make Hannah more dresses. I’ve barely turned on the sewing machine all summer. It’s hot, and we’ve been having adventures instead.

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Other posts on this project: Maggie’s Wedding Quilt Pt. 1, Maggie’s Wedding Quilt Pt. 2, Maggie’s Wedding Quilt Pt. 3.

Actually, it was delivered to Maggie and her husband Dave about 2 months ago. This is just how far behind on life I’ve been lately. I love this quilt. I unabashedly adore it, and I’m glad it found a good home. I name my quilts in my head when I’m working on them, and “Betty” was a doozy.

Read more on Maggie’s Quilt Is Finished and Delivered!…

twin crowns

A lovely friend of mine had twins last week, a boy and a girl. I’d meant to give these to her at a quilt guild meeting last month but couldn’t make it. I made them using my own fabric crown tutorial, and I adjusted them to fit newborn heads. These will adjust from 13″ to 16″ circumference, and they’re reversible. Although twins are usually pretty tiny, so it may still be a while before their little heads fit them.

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Other posts on this project: Victory Gardens Quilt Pt. 1.

I finished this little quilt for Hannah Thanksgiving week, but for some reason I just never got around to posting photos. I don’t think it was any real reason other than the holidays kept me busy and then there was too much snow to take it outside for photos.

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