Friday, November 30, 2012

Soccer Jersey Quilt

Well tomorrow will bring us the first day of December and things have already started to get busy around here.  Lots of jobs coming in to keep me busy.  Here is a quilt made with a little girls soccer jerseys and t-shirts.  I used flannel on the back as a request from her father who says she is always cold.  I know she will love this! 

December also means time to get out the Christmas decorations... Ruby is not at all happy that it is December and has decided to be the Grinch instead.

Until next time

Monday, November 19, 2012

Fun with Opt Art

I've been playing around with this opt art pattern.  I think I'll leave it this shape and go ahead an quilt it.  This has been a  really fun project... I know it's industrial looking, my hope is that quilting it will soften that some.


Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Rainbow wave

Here is a wall hanging I made today.   I like making these inbetween bigger quilt jobs, you can think them up and finish them in the same day.  ROYGBIV colors are a big favorite of mine so of course I like to play with them every now and then.
And finished...
A little trick I've learned, if the fabric starts to bunch up,  like it did on me in the center... pebble quilt it... it smashes down the bulk and in the end no one will ever know.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Gradient Experiment

I'm still playing with the Riley Blake Solids fat quarter bundle I got from  I came up with this simple gradient experiment.  When I planned it out i liked the idea of a border to float the piece....
Finished but...
I felt like the medium gray border lessened the gradient effect so I decided to take the binding off and cut the border off...
This is what I ended up with... I'm not sure I made the right decision, I kinda like the original better but it's too late now to turn back.  It does fix the gradient problem but it loses something in the process.  Live and learn... on to the next fabric adventure!

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Fiesta Ware Dishes wall hanging

I've been cranking out wall hangings like nobody's business.  Here is one I'm calling Fiesta Dishes.  I made this with Riley Blake and Robert Kaufman Kona fabric from
And finished!