Category: early quilt

Aug 22

Vintage sheet quilt, Literally (34)

Many bloggers talk about vintage sheet quilts.  A lot of them say that those prints remind them of the sheets from their childhood.  But, when I looked at the sheets from their posts, I thought that the fabrics they had found were nothing like the sheets I grew up with.  Our parents must have had different taste in sheets.  :) Continue Reading

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Aug 22

Scrappy Wonky Stars Quilt (33)

Since I was using up my 4 x 4 inch scraps, I noticed a small pile of my husband’s chopped up shirts.  I had already made a quilt and a sham, what else could I possibly do with more plaid squares? Continue Reading

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Aug 22

Doll quilts designed by my girls (31&32)

I had a lot of extra scrap fabric (4 x 4 inches) from some skirts that I made and quilts I had completed.  My girls have seen me quilt and had great interest in it, so I decided to let them design their own quilts.  I let them pick out which scraps to use (“Pick thirty squares, you guys.”) and I let them pick a backing from several remnant fabrics I had just purchased.  Then, I arranged them in a way that I thought was pleasing.  But I wanted to give them the last word, so I let them switch blocks around if they felt a change was needed.  In the end, we have these cute little doll quilts. Continue Reading

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Aug 22

Baby Boy quilts using Jelly Rolls (29&30)

By this time in my quilting journey, I began reading quilting blogs.  I finally figured out what a jelly roll was, and realized it’s potential.  I found some jelly rolls in Joann, and I took one of them (with some scrap fabrics from quilts 25 and 26 (my baby’s new quilt and the alternating nine-patch) and made this fun baby boy quilt. Continue Reading

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Aug 22

A Quilting Experiment (27&28)

I have a scientific brain, and I love experiments, so I thought I would try a quilting experiment. Continue Reading

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