Since I began this T quilt adventure, I have been playing with different ways to make the flying geese block. Some patterns require larger pieces of fabric to make them and other can be made with small scraps. Some produce zero waste and other produce a significant amount of it. Some patterns are spot on … Continue reading 4 Ways to make Flying Geese
Happy December Everyone!!! December has always been one of my favorite months of the year and for good reason. For some people it’s the month of giving, for others it’s the month for worship & praise and for still others it is a month of festivities. In addition to the Christmas aspect of the December, … Continue reading T Block Sew Along – December’s Block
I have been having so much fun with this particular block since I started this journey. The possibilities for this one rendition are endless and if I could, I would create one quilt for each variation, but that would take me a lifetime. Instead, I have 5 T quilts started all at the same time! … Continue reading November’s T Block Sew-Along
One wouldn’t think that a color could elicit world wide espionage and deceit, but in the 1700’s that is exactly what happened with a dye that produced a colorfast, bright red fabric. Up until the time when “Turkey Red” became available on a global scale, red fabrics would have a brownish hue and with sun … Continue reading Turkey Red
Good Morning and Happy Monday everyone!! I am interested in doing link exchange with other Fiber Artist bloggers. I recently added a Links page to my menu (see above) and I am looking to fill it with awesome links. If you quilt, sew, embroider, spin, weave, knit, crochet or blog about any other fiber art, and … Continue reading Calling All Bloggers!
Ever since I started working on the red and white T quilt I have been having strange dreams that are always vivid and occasionally a bit emotional: Nothing gory, just really odd. At first I didn’t think anything of it, but when they started happening every night I started to wonder. Gradually over the … Continue reading Seeing Red
Two weeks ago I started hand quilting my red and white reproduction quilt. The center diagonal row is almost done. I have one 1/2 block to finish and 2 sashing pieces then the first row will be complete. I thought it would move along quickly, but each T block takes me 3 hours to complete. … Continue reading Hand Quilting the Red and White T Quilt