Hand made gifts for Chrismas
I did some home decor upgrades for the holidays this year, including a holiday quilt that should go into January, new throw pillows and some smaller quilting projects.
I've been looking for a table for our entryway for years, literally. Finally I found one that was a design I liked, a color I liked and fit in the space. But it looked too bare and needed some quilting on it. The table runner I made for Halloween looked really good on it, but... Continue Reading →
After receiving the bags I made for her birthday, Rachel shared a picture of them with a friend who is an even bigger Harry Potter nerd than she is. The friend told her I needed to open an Etsy shop and she would buy everything in it. That is not going to happen. I had... Continue Reading →
Last year we were in Hamilton, MO visiting the Missouri Star Quilt Company, or what is affectionately known as "Disneyland for Quilters". Steve was very patient while I explored all 13 quilt shops that comprise the MSQC. In the holiday shop I picked up a charm pack (stack of 42 coordinated 5" cuts of fabric)... Continue Reading →
Our neighbors of over 20 years moved last month to a lake front home not too far away. I wanted to give them a handmade housewarming gift but nothing too big, so I went with a table runner. I used my Alison Glass Sunprints from the rainbow wedding quilt I made last spring paired with... Continue Reading →
Last May I picked up a piece of fabric that replicated the Marauder's Map from the Harry Potter books (non HP nerds need not worry about the terminology). I used it as a table cover for Kyle's graduation party, but knew I'd find other uses for it after the party. A few weeks ago Rachel... Continue Reading →