Tag Archives: scrap quilts

The Surprise Nine-Patch Quilt Top

I am working on a jelly roll quilt top. I got two different jelly rolls and decided to cut nine  2 1/2 inch blocks from each strip. Then I started making nine-patch blocks.  When I get through with making up all the … Continue reading

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Sock Monkey Fabric

When Riley gave me the 3 sacks of fabric, there was a little piece of sock monkey fabric. I have a close friend that collects sock monkeys, so I made her 2 hanging miniature Christmas stockings and a couple of mug rugs. … Continue reading

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The Fishing Cabin Quilts

I have a friend that has a fishing cabin. In Riley’s  three bags of scraps there was fishing, cabins, moose, landscape and woodland fabrics. I decided to try and make a table runner and a fishing wall hanging for their cabin. … Continue reading

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Just Cut the Points Off

Someone gave me old star blocks. They all had “Y” seams that I can’t do on a machine and I won’t do by hand. So, I studied them all long enough to say to myself, “Just cut the points off.”  … Continue reading

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AQG – May 2017 Meeting – Quilts of Valor

The Arkansas Quilters guild held their regular May meeting last week. The program was on “Quilts of Valor.” Our president, Alaina Polta, gave an in-depth program on the history of Quilts of Valor and what her chapter is doing. Very … Continue reading

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Back Door Quilted Banner

Friends give me leftover blocks and scraps. I had some bright-colored  star blocks and some light blue log cabin blocks I decided to make a wall hanging for my back door. I finished the unfinished star blocks and sewed them … Continue reading

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An Idea from Pat Results in Her a New Quilt

My good friend,  Pat, one day about 2 weeks ago, sent me a picture of a bird machine embroidered/thread painted on some flowers. She said it would be a good pattern for wood burning. Well, I was sitting by the … Continue reading

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