Quilted Journals

I worked on these last week, and couldn’t wait to show them to you!  But……..had to wait until they were delivered at Convention before “spilling the bean” since they all read my blog! The flowers on the journals were made with the Big Shot and the Flower Folds die cut on page 208.  I used the smallest and second-smallest flowers.  I put a layer of batting between the fabric and then hand-stitched around the edges. …

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Zucchini Bread and a Retro Apron

First of all, let me just say that posts will be a little off schedule this summer.  I will be honest, and say that I doubt I will post every day.  However, I will be posting as often as I have time and they might show up at any time of the day.  Typically, I get the posts ready the night before and they post at 5 am the next morning.  That works for me…

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More Teacher Gifts

I saw these in a magazine not too long ago (one of my quilting magazines) and I thought they were adorable.   I thought this would be a fun, quick project to use up my fabric scraps.  There are close ups later in the post, but first, let me tell you about WHAT it is you are seeing.  These are fabric tissue covers for your purse.  To make them look cute (and do some stamping, too!)…

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Saltwater Taffy Quilt

I wanted to show you my latest quilt top……it’s called Saltwater Taffy in the magazine, so guess I’ll stick with that.  It uses my favorite 30’s prints, and it was really fun to make!  These squares are really tiny……the finished quilt is 28 inches square.  Since it’s so small, I’m going to quilt this one myself, using my own sewing machine and adding some hand quilting in the solid white squares.   I’m invisioning a quilted…

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Hailey’s Quilt and Carpenter’s Star Quilt

As promised earlier in the week, here are the final photos of the quilts I finished during April and May.  Tomorrow is the Cancer Benefit for our Freshman student named Hailey.  We are so excited about the activities planned — dinner, dance, games, raffle, silent auction — you name it, they’re having it!  I am so proud of the way our school district and community have  rallied around this dear child, and I am proud…

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Quilt for Hailey’s Benefit

I haven’t done any more stamping this week, but I wanted to show you the quilt I’m working on for Hailey’s Cancer Benefit.  She is a freshman at our local high school who is undergoing chemo and radiation for a brain tumor.  I decided to make a quilt in our school colors (and leopard print for the Leopards!) — and I’m hoping it will do well at the silent auction.  It is just a small way…

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My first completed quilt!!!!

I am so excited to share my first completed quilt…..I washed it last night and it is so soft and squishy!  It really makes me jump for joy and want to sew many, many more!  The pattern I used is from a magazine titled “Quilts and More – Fall 2009”.  The article is named “Sweet and Simple”.  The block design is Churn Dash and this is a small throw sized quilt.  I purchased all materials…

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Christmas Quilts

Many of you have heard that my mom made us all quilts for Christmas…..but I haven’t taken time to show them to you on the blog.  Each one is JUST PERFECT for the color scheme, personality, and overall design!  My kids love them and so do I………here they are! Allyson’s Quilt Lindsey’s Quilt Sarah’s Quilt My quilt — I spread it out on my bed for this photo, but we are actually using it at…

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Christmas Adam?

Edited Note: Some of you had trouble with the patterns, so here is some clarification.  For journal cover pattern:  CLICK HERE and it will direct you to the PDF file or go to www.allpeoplequilt.com and type in “journal cover” in the search box.  For the notepad folio, you will have to PURCHASE the pattern from www.craftapple.com.  It is called “Small Books Pattern” and here is the direct link:  Small Books Pattern. I heard someone say on…

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Notepad Folio and Composition Book Cover

I have been anxious to show you this adorable gift set that I made for one of Sarah’s best friends.  Her birthday was Saturday, and I wanted to “craft” something that a 12 year old would really like……and that wouldn’t require a ton of money, either.  Sarah had fallen in love with this Notepad pattern when we visited the Plano Quilt Show back in August.  I finally got hers made a couple of weeks ago,…

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