Perfect Quilted Tote

Finished: Perfect Quilted Tote

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I have several finished projects that I need to post, but I thought I’d start with a quick one. If you’ve been following me on Instagram or my WIP Wednesday posts, you’ll know I made a Perfect Quilted Tote for the Tote Bag Swap at MidAtlanticMod. Robert Kauffman provided Essex Linen for us to use. The pattern is from Elizabeth …

carlaFinished: Perfect Quilted Tote

Finished: Schoenrock Cross Pillow

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I’ve been quietly working away on a Schoenrock Cross (one of my bucket list items!) and made it into a pillow for the Montgomery County, MD Modern Quilt Guild Modern Art Challenge Swap. I was given one of Van Gogh’s “Almond Blossoms” by Susan as my inspiration. I don’t know her very well, but she brought the book “Pillow Pop” …

carlaFinished: Schoenrock Cross Pillow

Finished: Spring Sunrise

carla Finished in 2013, Finished Projects, Quilting 3 Comments

Spring Sunrise, a disappearing nine patch for twin girls is finished! I made 40 nine-patches out of my scraps, all with white centers. Then I cut them into 160 5.5″ squares and spilt them up – 80 per quilt, so the quilts each finish at 40″x50″. I think of them as two halves of the same quilt. Spring Sunrise is …

carlaFinished: Spring Sunrise

Blogger’s Quilt Festival: Kaleidoscope

carla Finished in 2013, Quilting 14 Comments

If you’ve come from the Blogger’s Quilt Festival, hello and welcome! My name is Carla and I’ve been quilting for about eight months now. I’m really enjoying it, and I’m thrilled to be participating in my first Blogger’s Quilt Festival! My entry is Kaleidoscope, a quilt made for two friends from college and their baby, due in just a couple …

carlaBlogger’s Quilt Festival: Kaleidoscope

Early morning cutting

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Early morning cutting, a photo by zaydia {} on Flickr. Via Flickr: Tallahassee blocks are going to take too long right now. Going with a disappearing nine patch instead with 4″ squares. The good news is I can use most of the scraps I’ve accumulated (far left) and the fabric I already cut for Tallahassee (center stack). Squares cut so …

carlaEarly morning cutting

A banner day!

carla Fabric 4 Comments

Yesterday was a banner day for fabric acquisition! I had a play date with a new friend Amy and 100 fat eighths I won in a giveaway over at MayChappell came in the mail! Fabric from Amy, left, and box of fat eighths, right. I had a blast with Amy looking through her stash and sharing mine. Originally I intended …

carlaA banner day!