Monthly Archives: January 2012

An Easy Quilt Border Idea

I really like the way this looks, but I’m not sure I’m ready to try it. Perhaps on something small!

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Glasses case for Etsy

I’m still working on the baby quilt, but I had to take a break last night and make a glasses case.  I felt the need to do something with denim again.  Here’s how it turned out. The denim is from … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Country By Design, Etsy, Food | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Spring treasury on Etsy

My Garden Trellis table runner is featured in this treasury on Etsy.  How cool is that! http://www.etsy.com/treasury/MTUyMzc0Mzd8MTk4ODc2ODg4MQ/time-to-spring-forward?index=2 I’m still working on the baby quilt.  I took time to make a glasses case tonight.  I needed a break.  I have three … Continue reading

Posted in Country By Design, Etsy, Food | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

How to: Binding your quilt

I have read lots of directions for quilt binding, but this blog is the easiest one to follow that I have seen. http://blog.sewbittersweetdesigns.com/?p=1444 When I do rag quilting, I don’t have to worry about binding, but with traditional quilting I … Continue reading

Posted in Country By Design | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Football pillow and other stuff

We are invited to a birthday party for our youngest grandson tomorrow.  He turned 3 on Thursday.  Continuing with my plan for handmade birthday presents this year, I made this football pillow for him.  I accidentally found the pattern on … Continue reading

Posted in Country By Design, Family, Food | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Valentine’s Day table runner

Here’s a picture of the table runner that I’ve been working on this week.  The background “fabric” is lots of little strips of lots of different fabrics that I stitched together.  Then I stitched them to a strip of backing … Continue reading

Posted in Country By Design, Etsy | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pic of the Day – 1/24/12

Originally posted on Check Your Premises:
I wants one.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment