Monthly archives: February, 2012

Blue Lone Star Pillow 1996

Right after I completed the red, white and blue mini quilt I made this decorative pillow.  I gave this one away as well.  The fabric and 14 inch pillow form came from JoAnn’s.  I had tried constructing blocks before with limited success.  Lining pieces up is not as easy as it appears.  This Lone Star …

Mini Irish Chain 1996

This photo is terrible.  I didn’t have a digital camera back then so there were no retakes to be had.  But I at least I did think to take a picture of this quilt before I gave it away.  It was small, maybe 30 x 30.  The project came from a book written by Marti Michell.  …

Getting Started

I’ve been quilting off and on for almost 25 years. Way more “off” than “on”.  I guess I’m easily discouraged. Or was I just too impatient to learn to do it right? Anyway, I was going to post a picture of my first (that I can remember) completed quilt.  It was made sometime between 1985 and …