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A Jewelry Chest Comes to Life + We Have a Winner!

Feb 20, 2015 | One Comment

First of all, I’d like to congratulate Ann Sandell for being the winner of our January book give away! I hope you enjoy Successful Scrap Quilts as much as I have. If you missed out on this give-away, there will be more throughout the year! Follow me here on the blog to stay tuned. This week’s […]

Easy Valentines & Baby Footprint Keepsakes

Feb 14, 2015 | No Comments
Easy Valentines & Baby Footprint Keepsakes

After a full month of quilting and over a week of being sick with a severe cold, I needed some time off to do a little time-sensitive light crafting. With several parcels of gifts to send out (some of them quilts you’ve seen here), I decided to craft some quick, last-minute Valentines and prepare a kit for […]

Is All You Think About Is Space: A Panel Quilt

Feb 1, 2015 | No Comments
Is All You Think About Is Space: A Panel Quilt

Sometimes the barrier to finishing a project isn’t procrastination, or disinterest, or a steep learning curve. Often it’s just a lack of available time. Such is the case with the fourth and final quilt in this series, Is All You Think About is Space. This quilt had been slated for its online debut on Friday, January […]

Scrap Quilt Roundup & Book Give-Away

Jan 31, 2015 | 5 Comments
Scrap Quilt Roundup & Book Give-Away

UPDATE: The contest deadline has been extended to Friday, February 6. Can you believe that January is almost over? That means that I’m nearing the end of my first month of finishing a zillion UFOs, with four (almost five) projects completed. It’s a great feeling. My January has been mostly about quilting. I am feeling inspired, accomplished, a […]

A Stellar Finish to Estelle’s Starry Quilt

Jan 22, 2015 | 2 Comments
A Stellar Finish to Estelle’s Starry Quilt

My long-neglected sewing pile is filled with good intentions, some of which are gifts that I started and shelved before finishing. Chief among them is this lap quilt that was begun as a baby quilt and is ending up a gift for the Mama. It has also been one of the most vexing projects in my stash, and it has been […]

Doing Things Over: Quilting While Parenting

Jan 16, 2015 | 4 Comments
Doing Things Over: Quilting While Parenting

This post is part of a weekly blog column called How to Finish a Zillion UFOs. To browse or read all the posts, please go here. Some projects in my basket aren’t unfinished at all. In fact, some are boomerang projects: Once-completed things in need of further attention. Such is the case with Tee Time, my daughter’s baby quilt.  Those of […]