Sunday, January 17, 2021

Monday Making



I did a little size comparison this week.

Have you every changed a block by just 1/2”?
It is truly amazing how much that 1/2" changes the finished size!

I compared 16 patch blocks using
1 1/2”, 2” and 2 1/2” squares.  

This is an oldie but goodie using 2” squares.
After the comparison....I don't think I'll be using anything smaller!
LOL

A small glimpse at my postage stamp quilt....queen sized.
🙂


What are YOU making this week???



 


Sunday, January 10, 2021

Monday Making



I played with some old favorites this week.


This one is called “patience” when using 9 patches.
I made mine with 7 patches...but the look is the same.
:)

Alternating the lights and darks makes a beautiful quilt pattern!




I also tried this rolling stone block in a few colors.
And.......I had to make some SCRAPPY!

Both of these blocks were featured on
my youtube channel this week.



What are YOU making this week??




Sunday, January 3, 2021

Monday Making

I am working on a new quilt this week!

Beginnings are the BEST.
 This one is for a high school graduate.


I have been making and giving graduation quilts for a long time now.
Some years it is a group project....but sadly this year that isn’t the case.

This recipient likes blue, green, gray and purple.
How did my scraps do with that??


What are YOU making this week??






Sunday, December 27, 2020

Monday Making




Which do you prefer?

The modern multi color....
Or...
The classic red and white??

I tend to switch my likes.
😊

Today.....it's GIVE me ALL the color!!

These little coasters were so fun to put together.

Isn't it wonderful that quilting is so practical??

There are so many things to make!
What are YOU making???





Sunday, December 20, 2020

Monday Making

It’s that time of year!

I was so happy to get these pillows finished BEFORE Christmas!
:)

The smaller version is a lumbar pillow case that just slips over 
A pillow already in use.

I think I’ll try in the future to make seasonal pillow cases
That can slip over the ones I own already!
Why didn’t I think of that years ago??

My youtube channel has info on making this simple block.
Link is HERE


What are YOU making this week?




Sunday, December 13, 2020

Monday Making in December

This week I used this little quilt for inspiration......

(I made this a few years ago and love using it every year!)

And I made this one.
I think I like those little red ties even better than the hand quilting on the first!!

Teeny tiny quilts are so fun to make!
I bet you know someone with a little doll who needs a gift...right?

These squares are 1" finished.

I also shared on my Youtube channel info on making this quilt.
Probably the simplest Christmas tree quilt on the Planet!!
LOL.

These little triangles were in a baggie and picked up 
at a quilt guild meeting.
I decided to leave them AS IS and make a quilt!
The fabrics are all old calicos and I just LOVE them!

The little cabin in the woods gives this quilt some charm as well.
:)

I also did some knitting.
This little beanie took me THREE times to get right.
Casting on the correct amount was a guess....hence the problems....;)
I finally figured it out and ended up using EVERY bit
of the little ball of yarn I chose!!!

Whew!
Just made it!


What are YOU making this week??




Sunday, December 6, 2020

Monday Making





Are you making little Christmas things this year?
I bet we ALL are making something.
It's part of the holiday tradition for me!

Can't let a Christmas go by without creating SOMETHING!
Right?

These little Santas are an old favorite of mine.
This year I made a few more and instead of adding fake greenery
I cut some rosemary from the garden.
I'm so happy with the look and the nice SCENT!!


I also made a super quick and easy little baby quilt!
Chinese coins in little boy colors.

Baby boys are a little bit tricky to sew for.
You want sweet....but it can't be TOO SWEET!
Haha.



I'm getting SO close to finishing my borders for
my hospital sketches quilt!

It's been my evening GO TO sewing when the chores are done!

What are YOU making this week??
Thanks for sharing.