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Finished: Rainbow Triangles for do. Good Stitches

carla Charity, Finished in 2014, Finished Projects, Quilting 2 Comments

My quilt for the June edition of the Nurture Circle of do. Good Stitches is finally complete. This summer has had some serious setbacks for me, but I’m absolutely thrilled to have this done. I think it turned out amazing and I have my bee-mates to thank for that. I asked for brightly colored blocks and I received enough to …

carlaFinished: Rainbow Triangles for do. Good Stitches

100 Quilts 4 Kids – 2014

carla Charity, Quilting 2 Comments

Welcome to my stop on the DC Modern Quilt Guild’s blog hop for 100 Quilts 4 Kids. This is a quilt drive started by our friend and former guild president Katie Blakesley of Swim, Bike, Quilt. Since Katie moved away this summer, the DCMQG’s treasurer Heather from Quilts in the Queue stepped up to host. Last year I was able to …

carla100 Quilts 4 Kids – 2014

For Pinks Sakes Blog Hop

carla Charity, Quilting 4 Comments

I know it’s been radio silence around here for a while, but I’m popping in to share my contribution to the For Pinks Sakes Blog Hop that I’m participating in, hosted by my friend and DCMQG Secretary Anna at Life Sew Crafty. Anna’s family is one of many who have been affected by breast cancer. Specifically her mother-in-law’s fight inspired this …

carlaFor Pinks Sakes Blog Hop

March do. Good Stitches – Mosaic Block & Paper Piecing Tips

carla Quilting, Tips and Tricks 3 Comments

I’m getting started a little early on March’s blocks because I know paper piecing might be new to some of my circle and I want to give you a little extra time. I’ve been inspired by Amy from During Quiet Time. She created a beautiful block called Mosaic in response to the Economy Block Quilt-a-long that’s happening on blogs and …

carlaMarch do. Good Stitches – Mosaic Block & Paper Piecing Tips

WIP Wednesday: MAGFest and a full accounting

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MAGFest was this past weekend so I haven’t gotten a lot of sewing done since New Year’s Eve when I spent most of the day quilting my Briar Rose Giant Star quilt. Related to MAGFest, I’m thrilled to announce that my Link Pixel Quilt sold for $675 at the MAGFest / Child’s Play charity auction! My friend Ian was the winning bidder, …

carlaWIP Wednesday: MAGFest and a full accounting
2013 makes

Hello 2014!

carla Charity, Finished in 2013, Finished Projects, Quilting 2 Comments

I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the last year in the final hours of 2013. This blog is nearly a year old now – just a couple more weeks – and I’m personally astonished at all I’ve been able to accomplish both creatively and on the blog and I’m thrilled to have a small but loyal following. …

carlaHello 2014!
Link Pixel Quilt

Finished: Link Pixel Quilt

carla Charity, Finished in 2013, Finished Projects, Quilting 3 Comments

I’m thrilled to show off my latest finish – the Link Pixel Quilt. If you’ve been following along, you’ll know that this quilt has been created to be auctioned off at MAGFest to support Child’s Play. I’ve charted my progress in several previous posts. The quilt is roughly queen size, with each pixel finishing at 2.5″ square. There are 1,470 squares …

carlaFinished: Link Pixel Quilt

Quilt Top: Link Pixel Quilt

carla Charity, Quilting 5 Comments

I’m thrilled to show off my latest finished quilt top – a pixel quilt. It has actually been done for nearly a week, but I had been holding off with the hope the weather would hold out this weekend so I could get an outside photo. Unfortunately it looks like we’re in for  a washout so these will have to …

carlaQuilt Top: Link Pixel Quilt