Mariners Compass Throw

My sisters youngest son has now graduated from high school! We must be getting old. I wanted to make him a throw for his graduation and started on it almost a year in advance. I thought I would get it done early and put it away for his graduation. As it turned out I was … Continue reading Mariners Compass Throw


Triangle Table Runner

I have seen a few projects made with triangles and wanted to give it a try. After cutting 6 inch strips of fabric. I used the 60 degree line on my ruler to cut my triangles. Then I layed them out the way I wanted using 13 triangles and 2 half triangles on each side. … Continue reading Triangle Table Runner

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: 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