Basting the baby quilt

Made some progress on my PB&J baby charm quilt yesterday. I had a free hour in the afternoon without little feet around to iron, layout and pin baste the layers of the quilt together. I couldn’t find any packing tape, like I usually use to stretch the backing out wrinkle free on the floor, but I found a roll of duct tape that worked just …

Friday Favorites

1. Drawstring pouch SSM4, 2. quilt front, 3. photo, 4. Quilting Detail 3, 5. Crown of Thorns top complete!, 6. April Showers Pillow, 7. Koi plus quilt, 8. lotta jansdotter california king quilt, 9. NY Beauty Circle of Flying Geese 1

New pajamas for the little one

This weekend I used some spare time to whip up another five pairs of pajamas for my little girl, who has more than outgrown the ones I made her 10 months ago. I ran to JoAnn’s for fabric for a quilt binding but got sidetracked when I saw that all their flannel was $2.99/yard. Hannah’s wearing a size 5 now, so I couldn’t get by …

Valentine’s Day Pouch

In addition to the candy and cards the kids get each year for Valentine’s Day, I thought it would be nice to add a little homemade touch to their day. So, they will each be getting a quilted zipper pouch filled with goodies. Isaac’s is the on shown in my tutorial the other day. This one is Hannah’s, with her favorite bicycle fabric front and …

Friday Favorites

1. Improv piecing & quilting, 2. Diamonds, kites and stars EPP cushion, 3. boxy pouch, 4. snow stitches, 5. Dragon’s Teeth Quilt, 6. Umbrella Prints Quilt, 7. X-Factor Pillow… Backyard Log Cabin, 8. Love Baby Quilt, 9. Cushion for Julianna

Quilted Zipper Pouch Tutorial

Today I’m going to show you my method of making a quilted zipper pouch. I’m sure there are plenty of tutorials out there, but this is what works best for me. This pouch features two fabrics on the outside, but you could make one with a single fabric, or even more pieced together, provided the final size is 9 x 6 inches. You’re really only …

PB&J Charm Squares Baby Quilt

I was looking for a quick project to make yesterday and decided on this baby quilt pattern by Oh Fransson – Charm Squares Baby Quilt. I had a 5-inch charm pack of the PB&J line by Basic Grey for Moda that I didn’t really have any plans for and this was the perfect quick project to use it in. The top came together surprising quickly …