April Nurture Circle block for do. Good Stitches

carla Charity, Quilting 2 Comments

This month I’ve decided to take a more free-form approach to the blocks for do. Good Stitches. I’m asking my fellow Nurture Circle members to create blocks that feature diamonds. Size and shape are up to you. Here is my color palette: and my sample blocks: There aren’t a lot of rules, but here goes: Use the palette below to …

carlaApril Nurture Circle block for do. Good Stitches

WIP Wednesday: Blocks & Sleeves

carla Quilting 2 Comments

After a very long week in Michigan, it ended up that everyone else was leaving on Saturday so Friday night we changed my flight from Sunday to Saturday. As a result, my week wasn’t a total loss sewing-wise. I spent Sunday morning looking at block patterns for the NURTURE Circle of do. Good Stitches. This month Stef asked for any …

carlaWIP Wednesday: Blocks & Sleeves

Bee Blocks: August do. Good Stitches

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Sorry for the radio silence. I’ve been busy working on projects and (still) nursing my injured wrist. I have gotten a few things done lately. Last weekend I finished my bee blocks for the August round of do. Good Stitches! Kat is the quilter this month for Nurture Circle so she picked this block. I think they turned out pretty …

carlaBee Blocks: August do. Good Stitches

Work in Progress Wednesday: Quilting the Quilt

carla Charity, Quilting 5 Comments

This week I’ve really tried to focus on my Nurture Circle do. Good Stitches quilt. I got the backing done and the quilt based on Friday, and I started quilting it on Sunday. I got about halfway and stopped. I finished the quilting last night. It is straight lines every 1.5 inches, quilted with a King Tut 40wt light and …

carlaWork in Progress Wednesday: Quilting the Quilt

Work In Progress Wednesday: Time for a new list

carla Charity, Quilting 9 Comments

I think it might be time for a new list! I was able to get all three quilt tops off to the long armer, including Cascade! I was thinking of writing a tutorial or pattern for Cascade, but I think it might be too simple. What do you think? I also finished my July bee block for do. Good Stitches. …

carlaWork In Progress Wednesday: Time for a new list

do. Good Stitches – I’m in!

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If you’ve been paying attention, you probably noticed that I added the do. Good Stitches badge to my sidebar a couple of weeks ago. I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve been chosen to join the NURTURE Circle as the quilter for June. NURTURE Circle is great. We quilt for My Very Own Blanket, a charity that gives quilts to kids …

carlado. Good Stitches – I’m in!