A Quilt fit for a King – From FrankenQuilt to Love

When we last left off I had just chosen the fabric for my new quilt and had so very patiently washed and dried it in advance. It was neatly folded and, while still wrinkly, waited patiently for me to make the next move. Days later I had spent hours ironing, cutting, ironing and cutting some more. My original … Continue reading

A Quilt fit for a King – Week 1

During the Quilting 101 class earlier this week my instructor said the only way to know if you truly love to quilt is to make a quilt from start to finish. She probably meant something like making a wall hanging. What I heard was, “You need a new bedspread, make one”. That was a very … Continue reading

Quilting 101- 7 things I learned

I have wanted to learn how to quilt for as long as I can remember. Earlier this year I attempted to teach myself this time-honored craft…if you saw those posts you would know that while it was not a complete failure it certainly was not a resounding success. I pulled out the big guns and … Continue reading

A Pirate’s Quilt for Me – Part 2

Welcome back to my adventures in quilting. As you may recall in a previous installment I decided I was bored by all the other crafts I have in flight (please read – I hate finishing projects) and decided that I was going to learn to quilt. My cousin, CraftingChrissy, and I had taken a trip … Continue reading

A Pirate’s Quilt for Me

It’s been a long few months. Earlier this year I injured my wrist which has been an adventure all on its own. This has been fine for the most part but it isn’t until after you do something so silly that you begin to realize just how often you use your hands. Since I am … Continue reading