Here’s Hopscotch

I miss this quilt. It was stolen while it was hanging in an exhibit in 1982. Fortunately, photography had already been completed and the quilt and pattern were published in Country Handcrafts, 6/83. If you are the thief–shame on you. If you purchased the quilt somewhere and didn’t know it had been stolen–this isn’t your […]

August is Almost Here

Maybe I’m not the only one in this situation. Whatever grand plan I had for finishing things this summer hasn’t quite worked out like I thought it would.

The Workhorse

It’s not sleek. It’s not quiet. Everything is metal, not a smidge of plastic on it anywhere. My first few quilts were pieced on a portable machine I had in my college dorm room. That machine was replaced with this beauty and every quilt I’ve made since then has been pieced here.

A Favorite Old Favorite

I love Dresden Plates and have made several. This is the start of another one because it’s so much fun drawing the blades and cutting them out. All of the fabrics here have been used in another quilt somewhere. I guess that makes it a historical Dresden.

Time for Binding

I never can believe how long it takes to attach the binding. The process actually starts long before the quilting is finished. A running basting stitch will stabilize this edge, making it easier to attach the binding after all the excess batting is trimmed away.