Baby quilt

Here is a quick baby quilt using a very simple design. In this case, I used blocks, no batting, and flannel for the backing.  It is soft, not bulky, and great for swaddling baby.  Perfect for a newborn, and great for a baby shower gift. Perhaps add a burp cloth with matching fabric? You will […]

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quilting a story

Quilting a story

Quilting a story is an art.  Art quilting takes many forms, and is influenced by many factors.  I am influenced by news and events, current affairs, politics and my own emotions.  This particular quilt is therapeutic. Someone’s War Someone’s War tells the story of Someone’s struggle with mental health and depression. About the quilt The […]

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karlee porter review

Karlee Porter’s all over graffiti quilting

Karlee Porter is well known for her graffiti quilting technique.  It is very popular amongst modern quilters because it moves away from the more mainstream feathers, blocks and stippling. I am not in the habit of writing reviews of other digitizers’ or quilters’ designs.  In using this design, I have found joy and frustrations.  I […]

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Going long-arm!

My new baby arrived and she is awesome! Took some putting together for the encoders, and she is remarkably heavy so don’t try and lift it on your own.  I then took some time going through the Bernina frame instructions again, but I’ve got my first testing quilt going. Testing quilt you ask?  Yes, well […]

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