Category: Quilting

Post #2020: Finishing all the things

I didn’t get around to posting this last week – but I finally put the binding on the “ugly quilt” and none-too-prettily. It’s now officially finished more than 10 years after I started it. I’ve got some other finished items coming this week to share… Continue Reading “Post #2020: Finishing all the things”

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Post #2011: Long live the ugly quilt.

So. The ugly quilt is almost finished – I completed the hand-tying last night and trimmed the edges – which puts me at the last step of binding. It’s been ten years since I started this puppy – a queen-sized quilt that I could… Continue Reading “Post #2011: Long live the ugly quilt.”

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Post #1964: The hands and the heart are always connected.

Whenever I experience stress or confusion in my life, I crave comforting words from my partner, sleep, and then craft – in that order. Locking myself in the sewing room to either start a new project or reorganize old ones has the same effect.… Continue Reading “Post #1964: The hands and the heart are always connected.”

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100 Blocks: Block #2

On the second day of quilting my true love gave to me — two bees a buzzing….. (I’ve decided that listing my squares here one by one will get tedious so I have set up a Flickr set that you can check out if… Continue Reading “100 Blocks: Block #2”

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Finishing the ugly quilt

Besides working on one block at a time, I’ve got this monster to finish, as I’ve pulled it out of the back of the closet with a commitment to either bringing it to closure or pitching it out. Of course the frugalist in me… Continue Reading “Finishing the ugly quilt”

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