Castles, pandas and balloons

Balloon quilt from Snapshots quilt-along

It is August, the eighth month, and I have eight humidicrib quilts finished – one for each month this year. Hurrah! In an earlier post, I wrote about finishing the castle and panda quilt tops. Since then, I have quilted and bound those two … Continue reading

Pincushion swap

Union Jack pouch and teacup pincushion made by Granny Maud's Girl

At Rebecca’s suggestion, I signed up for the Instagram pincushion swap (#IGpincushionswap). Rebecca knew even before I did that I have a pincushion problem. Now that my parcel has safely arrived at its destination and I have received mine, I … Continue reading

Compass Quilters: Red Delicious Life

Scrappy string patchwork blocks and round pincushion

Compass Quilters is in its third month (yes, already!), and Diana from Red Delicious Life is our queen bee in October. Diana asked us to make 11½-inch string blocks, broken by a solid white stripe, and she explained her method on her … Continue reading