WIP Wednesday: MAGFest and a full accounting

carla Charity, Quilting Leave a Comment

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

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

Work In Progress Wednesday: The list is growing smaller

carla Charity, Quilting 7 Comments

I’ve made some serious progress over the last week. Not only did I get some backs pieced, I also went through and gathered all the fabric I was tired of, wasn’t in love with, or otherwise could part with and put it all in a bin for 100 quilts for kids! I am especially happy with my Tsuru Swoon backing: …

carlaWork In Progress Wednesday: The list is growing smaller


carla Guild, Quilting 1 Comment

Yesterday was the DC Modern Quilt Guild’s sewing day / meeting at Finch Sewing Studio – a great space in Leesburg, VA. It was a hike, but fun. I managed to finish my first Swoon block – it turned out very different than I thought it would, but I still like it. It just goes to show I can’t really …


Missing: sewing mojo

carla Questions, Quilting Leave a Comment

I’m having massive designer’s block right now and it is incredibly frustrating. I have a few projects in progress, but nothing I’m really loving, and nothing that feels really creative. I guess 5 quilts and a pillow in two months really took it out of me. I’ve had a few ideas – a 60 degree diamond and strip set quilt …

carlaMissing: sewing mojo

WIP Wednesday – Making progress

carla Guild, Quilting 3 Comments

Making progress, a photo by zaydia {modernbias.com} on Flickr. I keep adding things to the list but I am making some serious progress. All the labels are designed, printed, and rinsed/dried – ready for cutting and attaching. I was able to get 6 labels per sheet of printable fabric – four triangle/corner labels and two rectangle “regular” labels. I also …

carlaWIP Wednesday – Making progress