August 2014 Blog Posts (7)

Ten Quilt Challenge- quilt #1

So friends, I lost my brother Phil this past July. Super sad but at his funeral I got to see a bunch of family I should definitely see more often. My nieces and nephews (Phil had no children) all commented on how much they love the quilts I post on facebook.  I was in the process of designing a quilt for Phil because I knew he was becoming ill....I just didn't make it soon enough.  I guess because I'm a girl I made my sister's quilts and their daughters quilts first intending to get to my…

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Added by Karen Lightman on August 25, 2014 at 5:05am — No Comments

I love to quilt.  I used to consider myself a newbie but three years and sixty plus quilts later I think of myself as a regular.  Some of the excitement of buying fabric and the need to hurry up and …

I love to quilt.  I used to consider myself a newbie but three years and sixty plus quilts later I think of myself as a regular.  Some of the excitement of buying fabric and the need to hurry up and finish a quilt has settled into a nice artistic energy that has made enough mistakes to really crank out a nice quilt. I'm not saying I've even tipped the iceberg of what I will become as a quilter but I'm loving the confident vibe I feel about my work. People are beginning to notice how much I…

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Added by Karen Lightman on August 23, 2014 at 11:32pm — 11 Comments

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Added by Kathryn Bates on August 14, 2014 at 10:28pm — 5 Comments

County Fair Booth

Rogue - Thought you might want to see the decorated booth - complete with our raffle quilt at the back and all the nautically inspired quilts that went to hospice on Monday, after the fair was over.

Added by Kathryn Bates on August 14, 2014 at 10:26pm — 1 Comment

WHEN TO GIVE UP

GIVING UP

I have been thinking about this project for a long time.  I finally put all of the work to map out the colors, and slowly realized that it wasn't going to turn out like I saw it in my head.  So I…

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Added by Teri Barile on August 9, 2014 at 1:00pm — 8 Comments

Cotton Theory Quilting

Has anyone ever used this method?  My mother-in-law said did back in the 70's, but isn't near me to give instruction.  I however, did find a website, and a book to learn how.  Seems pretty simple. http://www.quiltyard.com/cotton_theory_quilting.phtml

Added by April Schmittle on August 5, 2014 at 9:45am — 6 Comments

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