Monthly Archives: March 2014

What Heaven Must Look Like

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End of March Snowflakes

I got a bunch of magazines given to me from Jackie and Jeanie. I went through them all and made a box of blanks for snowflake magazine cutting. This is what  do now instead of lighting a cigarette between classes. … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt #109 – The Red-Orange and Green Spring Quilt

I seem to start off a lot of posts by saying, “Someone gave me…” Well, they do.  This time someone gave me a Ziploc bag full of 10 different sizes of blocks in several color ways of a Fossil Fern fabrics. … Continue reading

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Making Stuff Two Weekends Ago

Two weekends ago I wanted to just play and not make a big anything. Fannie had given me a heart out of candlewicking and I made a pin cushion out of it. She, also, gave me some very small red machine embroidered  … Continue reading

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Kathy Jone’s Unuseable Scraps Make Cute Wall Hanging

It amazes me what people throw away!  Kathy Jones is a quilt friend that has given me lots of scraps that I have used in a few quilts. When we were at AWOL she was trimming up some blocks. The unuseable leftovers had … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt # 108 – Scrap Snowman Quilt

Gifting me fabric may kill me sometime.  I have this huge urge to make something out of the scraps and blocks people give me. I even lose sleep thinking about how I am going to use their gifts up. I was … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt # 107 – The Pinked Strips – A Black Log Cabin Quilt

Someone gave me a bag of pinked brightly-colored pinked strips. You know, cut with pinking shears. The scissors with the saw-toothed blades.  The strips were all lengths, but weren’t very wide. I cut some small black squares and started going around them … Continue reading

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