Homemade Hanging Kitchen Towels

I love these hanging kitchen towels. It is always nice to have a handy towel when cooking. These are super easy to make and since you are making it yourself you can pick the kind of towel you like in the colors that match your home.  These also make great affordable holiday, bridal shower or … Continue reading Homemade Hanging Kitchen Towels

Pieced Dresden Plate Quilt Block

I recently had the privilege to attend the Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society's Getaway. I took a class there on the dresden plate and was able to spend the day sewing with some super sweet ladies. I had seen a partial dresden quilt block by Nancy Zieman where she had pieced her fabric before cutting her … Continue reading Pieced Dresden Plate Quilt Block

Mariners Compass Paper Piecing

I decided to make a quilt with a mariners compass in the center. I found a great paper piecing pattern on Craftsy by Whims and Fancies at this link: https://www.craftsy.com/quilting/patterns/compass-needle-paper-piecing/127067 The pattern was for a 10 inch square.  I wanted mine to be bigger and wanted to do a trial run before I started on my … Continue reading Mariners Compass Paper Piecing

Floating Diamond Placemats

I love watching Angela Walter's "Midnight Quilt Show" youtube videos. In the linked episode at the bottom of this post, she makes a set of place mats that she designed and is kind enough to share the pattern for. I thought they would be a fun project to do, and wanted to make mine burgundy … Continue reading Floating Diamond Placemats

Behind the Bars Quilt

My latest project was made for my nephew who will be leaving home to start college this summer. I saw this pattern on Etsy at a shop called TCSfabrics. The pattern is by Urban Elementz. I loved that it looked  both modern and masculine. I ordered the kit from TCSfabrics   (https://www.etsy.com/transaction/1235428018 ) which contained the … Continue reading Behind the Bars Quilt