Sunday, August 30, 2020

Monday Making

What do YOU do with old t-shirts?
I made some t-shirt yarn.....
used some crochet thread....

and wove a bath mat.

My daughter recently moved and requested a little mat for her new home.
Nothing fancy.
Just a little rug.

I WILL say...
Handmade is such a satisfying pursuit!
I'm happy to add something homemade to her new house!

I also did a little quilting.
Using the book "The American Quilt- a history of  cloth and comfort"
by Roderick Kiracof,...
I made a little table topper.

Maybe I'll make some more squares
and turn it into a longer table runner.😉

Love the colors!!

What are YOU making this week??

Sunday, August 23, 2020

Monday Making

The grand kids were here this week.
I had such a lovely time.
We rode our bikes, cooked together,
did some crafts, caught butterflies....
It was perfect.

I wondered what I would do with them for THREE DAYS
without any outings.
Guess what?
We didn't need any outings!

Here's one of the little stuffies made this week.

It's tomato season here.
Another reason to be thankful this week.
What are YOU making this week?

Sunday, August 16, 2020

Monday Making

It was a good week.
I was able to get some patchwork cushions/pillows made.
I love the soft palette!
Those decorator fabric samples stashed away came in VERY handy!

I also did a little charity sewing.
It is SO satisfying AND peaceful to sew for others.
Sewing squares takes next to NO brain power.  Hahah
It always puts me in a better mood.

I’ve added videos to my YouTube channel this week for both of these projects.
Much like the youtube channel gives me a chance 
To sew with friends around the world!
I love it.

Link up and share what YOU are making!

Sunday, August 9, 2020

Monday Making

I love this quilt top.
The colors are some of my favorites!

The mix of colors was inspired by the leaf in the bottom center.
Taking a fabric with many colors and repeating those colors in the quilt is one of my GO TO ways of choosing the fabrics for scrappy quilts!

Here is the simple block that got it all started.
The nine patches sort of float between the leaves
And I like that too!!

I added a little tutorial on my youtube channel if you’re interested.

What are YOU making this week???

Sunday, August 2, 2020

Monday Making

I continue to play with my dresden plate ruler.....and I...

I'm calling it "sunshiny day"
and I hope to have a few more of these "days' in the near future.
Won't it be a pretty quilt???

What are YOU making this week??