Category Archives: Sewing

My first improvised quilt design

I am so happy that little Andie looks quite content with her new quilt. I’m sure this little nugget will have PLENTY of quilts and other crafty items to surround her, what with Alice and Susan and me on the … Continue reading

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New Group, New Inspiring Challenges

I’ve now attended two meetings of the fledgling Modern Quilt Guild of NWA – and I’m already trying new techniques that I may not have chosen for myself. The challenge from our first meeting was an “ugly fabric” block challenge. … Continue reading

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Looks good enough to eat? – Lasagna Quilt

I’m still here – it’s been a crazy couple of weeks around the Chittum household. Job changes (longer, explanatory blog post to come on that one), yearbook final deadlines, newspaper deadlines, convention travels, you name it. In the midst of … Continue reading

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Yet another use for math in quilting

My project for this weekend is this Sudoku quilt kit by Moda Fabrics. Mom picked up a couple of the kits, and she thought it would be a good, fairly quick and easy project for me. She was right. I … Continue reading

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It’s done – the scrappy baby quilt to donate!

As promised, here are the absolutely, positively finished baby quilt pics. Quilting Yoda (aka Mom) worked hard to get this little thing finished so I can take it to my first official guild meeting tonight. I really like the yellow … Continue reading

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Horseshoes and Hand Grenades

What started as a plan to make a bed-sized scrap quilt, inspired by a quilt on the cover of American Patchwork and Quilting has turned into a baby-size scrap quilt to be donated to Project Linus I think this will … Continue reading

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Christmas in March

I finished this little guy a couple weeks ago. A blog post about it has been a long time coming – it took a while to get the proper pillow form (I tried just using polyfil first, no go), then … Continue reading

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The blocks are done!

I finally got all the nine patches done and got them laid out so I can see what the full quilt will look like. If I can get my hands on some fabric that coordinates with the fat quarters I … Continue reading

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WIP – Unequal Nine-Patch Bed Quilt

The unequal nine-patch is coming along nicely. I have to make 30 nine-patch blocks, and there are only four I haven’t started yet. Depending on what today shapes up like, I might be able to get the rest done. The … Continue reading

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Work in Progress Wednesday

I’ve got a couple of works in progress. I’ve put the log cabin blanket aside for just a bit. It’s hibernating for now, until I decide whether or not I want to try to buy more coordinating yarn to make … Continue reading

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