Monthly archives: April, 2012

Swooning…Not So Much

Here is my first attempt at making a Swoon block designed by Camille Roskelley.  The fabric is Hometown by Sweetwater for Moda.  I think I may have bitten off more than I can chew for right now. My points look pretty good – for the most part.  A few need to be redone.  It’s the seam bulk …

a stitch in color Windows

I had some reservations about Malka Dubrawsky’s “a stitch in color” for Moda Fabrics.  I’ve been a fan of her pillow designs for a long time but I generally don’t care for the bold hand painted look represented by her first line of fabrics.  That is until I saw the pillow she made with them. And …

Authentic Jelly Roll

This was my second quilt using the Authentic line by Sweetwater for Moda.  The Jelly Roll 1600 pattern can be found on numerous web sites and there are Jelly Roll race videos on YouTube.  I can’t remember where I saw it first but it seemed like it would be a good project for getting back …

Aggie Patchwork

This quilt was an unexpected challenge.  It was based on a design we saw at Lone Star Quiltworks in College Station (Bryan really).  The novelty fabric (four different prints) did not have as tight a weave as quilt quality fabric.  I had a lot of issues with stretching, shifting and raveling.  It’s a bit out of …