Archive for October, 2009

So sorry that they are a bit late… will get to the post office with them in the next day or two.  They were so much fun to sew up!


Hope you like them Amanda!!


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Having too much fun!

I got my stack of Melanie‘s fabrics in the mail and my brain exploded with glee!

October fabrics

Too many ideas came to mind but I still felt a little worried about how much wonkiness was allowed. This first one is paper-pieced, but with some liberation.

one wonky block

I retreated to precision piecing as a place of comfort.

kinda classic

But then I set my personality free.

totally not classic

There’s still plenty more fabric for one or two other blocks. We’ll see if I have time for more…

Thanks, Melanie, for letting me play along! I hope these are okay.

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October = Sampler



I decided on a sampler quilt, which means, please make whatever you want this month. That’s sort of vague, I know, so I made a mosaic of sampler quilts I think are nifty and I’ll upload it to the flickr group. But basically any block from super traditional (star blocks, log cabins, nine-patch) to more modern will be awesome. Everyone is getting an assortment of solids and prints. Blocks between 8.5 inches and 12.5 would be appreciated.



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