Category Archives: Modern quilts

First Finishes for 2015

Although my goal was to finish this one in December, I didn’t get it quilted until January! But now it’s finished. The pattern is called Movement in Squares by Wendy Sheppard. The fabric in the squares is mostly from the … Continue reading

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A Summer Quilt

Finally, I’ve finished a project. I’ve been working on this quilt for about 3 months. I fell in love with the Sphere Collection by Zen Chic and bought a packet of fat 8ths. This seemed like the perfect pattern. I … Continue reading

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January Retreat #2

Yes, it’s true! I’m at my 2nd retreat this month! I’m at the Bits ‘n’ Pieces retreat at the moment and have been sewing furiously. I had these St. Louis themed sampler blocks all hand pieced over the last few … Continue reading

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PMQ Retreat January 2013

It’s now day 3 of the annual January retreat of the Piece Mill Quilters. We have 15 women designing, creating, talking, sharing, eating and have a grand time. As usual, I brought many more projects than I could possibly get … Continue reading

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Time to Sew

  I carved out a little time to sew this week.  I started a new Stupendous Stitching piece and had fun with my decorative stitches and yarn collection. I also quilted the bat quilt that I made at retreat. This … Continue reading

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Working Through the UFO’s

It’s been a busy couple of weeks since the Bits n Pieces quilt retreat. I’ve been trying to catch up on the quilting projects. I quilted the zig zag quilt that I pieced at retreat. This was done with all … Continue reading

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Bits N Pieces June Retreat

Last week I spent a delightful four days at the June Bits ‘n’ Pieces quilt guild retreat. It was a productive time! I finished the zigzag quilt top above. Most of the gray and citron prints are from Michael Miller. … Continue reading

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Pops of Red and Turquoise

After admiring lots of quilting fabric in gorgeous shades of red and turquoise, I finally just had to make a quilt using them. I finished this festive baby quilt shortly before The Quilted Fox retreat. The best news is that … Continue reading

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Quilted Fox Retreat Part 2

On the second day of retreat, I tackled the Piece Mill Quilter’s challenge quilt. I received a fat quarter of a cute flower fabric. My challenge was to incorporate it in a child’s quilt no larger than 45 x 60. … Continue reading

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The Quilted Fox Retreat

This is my second day at The Quilted Fox retreat. I’ve finished a paper-pieced Christmas tree block for my block exchange group. Then I tackled my Terrain by Kate Spain layer cake. I used the Sassy Frass pattern by Sweet … Continue reading

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