My Wandering Path

Quilting

The Sister Quilts

I finished up 4 quilts in March and totally dropped the ball on blogging about them. So I’m on a mission to correct that, starting with what I call “the sister quilts.” I call them the sister quilts because I used the same pattern to make them for two sisters—my mom and my aunt. Pattern: Tiffany by Villa Rosa Designs Fabrics: Poetry by 3 Sisters and Lorraine by American Jane (blocks, borders, and bindings) Backing fabric: Flannels from Joann Fabrics (on sale!) Batting: Hobbs 80/20 (provided  ...

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Hunter’s Star Mini with Fat Quarter Shop

Happy Friday! Today I’m sharing the mini quilt that I made using the Fat Quarter Shop’s new twist on a classic block, the Hunter’s Star. The walls of my sewing room are BARE, y’all. I mean, seriously bare. But I have been so busying sewing quilts and the occasional pillow cover that I just haven’t had a chance to make some minis for my wall. So I jumped at the chance to sew along with FQS for this new block in their Classic & Vintage series—I had a feeling this block would make the  ...

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Maker’s Tote Swap

Now that my partner has received her Maker’s Tote from me, I wanted to share a few more pics and details of this fun project. I’ve seen so many lovely versions of the Maker’s Tote (pattern by Anna Graham / Noodlehead) and knew I would want to make one eventually. So when a Maker’s Tote swap opened up back in the fall, I saw an excuse to make one sooner rather than later and signed right up. I headed to my local modern quilt shop to select fabrics for my bright-color-and-modern-fabric-loving  ...

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A Tale of Two Christmas Quilts

Merry Christmas, y’all! I am so excited because this year I actually finished TWO Christmas quilts before Christmas Day. That’s especially impressive because 1) I’ve only completed a total of 3 quilts ever, and 2) I started both of these quilts after Thanksgiving. Yay me! The first quilt I finished was my Figgy Tree Farm Block Swap quilt. Pattern: Tree Farm by The Pattern Basket Fabrics for blocks, border, and binding: Assorted Fig Tree & Co. Background fabric: Moda Bella Solids 97 PFD  ...

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