Hello BOM Friends! Since I refuse to get behind this time, I’m sending Months 4 and 5 at the same time. To keep from getting confused, I recommend putting Month 5 completely out of sight until you’re ready to tackle it. Month 5 Main Block Assembly. This block is a variation of the pineapple log […]
Hello BOM Friends! How is everyone? Spring has arrived in Central New York, off and on anyway. It was in the low 70s today. Bliss! Next week we might have two feet of snow, but for now, the birds are singing birds and a cool, gentle breeze is hitting my face as I sit outside […]
Banyan Batik’s Illusion Block 3 Hello Block of the Month friends, It’s hard to believe we’re already in our third month. I hope your second block went together well. I’ve never had a lot of patience with applique, so while mine turned out so-so, it certainly wasn’t show quality. And I’m okay with that! Something […]
Let’s Do This! The “Illusions” Block of the Month Sampler Quilt When I first dusted off an old Kenmore sewing machine from storage, I didn’t know a single person nearby who sewed, and I didn’t know how to sew to straight line. Lucky for me, the world of social media was exploding. I found oodles […]
As time is of the essence, it is finite and I hope to make a whole lot more quilts. Ones that can be dragged around by a 2-year old, tugged on by puppy play, and aged into soft, worn out cotton over time.
As a long arm quilter, I have a confession…. I love quilts. Big quilts, little quilts, square quilts, round quilts, fat quilts, skinny quilts, baby quilts, quilts with stars, modern quilts, old fashion quilts… We have a guest room in our home. The décor du jour is absolutely wild. I have a bright, Bohemian quilt […]
I’m still trying to figure out how to be the all-things-festive mom. I have friends who dress their homes from their foundations to the rooftops in holiday décor. They use patriotic themed placemats and napkins and serve fruity drinks with umbrellas on Independence Day. The smell of warm, clove wine fills the air during Christmas […]