Quilts

Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #14

Progress #13 It was time to finish of the pieced basket blocks for this quilt project. While working on the flower blocks, I worked from a notebook with all the pieces for the blocks tucked into each sheet protector.  The balance of the pieced blocks were set aside to finish at a later date. Then… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #14

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Monthly Mending – April 2022

Sweater: This black cardigan sweater is my go-to sweater. It can be worn with most outfits I wear to work. I am a woman ''of a certain age'' with all the body temperature dis-regulation that goes along with that age (read: hot flashes). Not only does this sweater see many days at work, but while… Continue reading Monthly Mending – April 2022

Quilts

Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #13

Progress #12 Zinnia Zinnia This is our last flower block for this quilt. In some ways, I will miss the whole process of choosing the fabric for each block and watching the flower come to "life" as it is sewn down. Like the last few blocks, I pin all the pieces that are in the… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #13

Quilts

Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #12

Progress #11 Tulip The leaves and stems have already been appliqued onto the block.  It is really easy to see where to place each tulip, when using the light-box. There is some over lap on each tulip. This means 3 more trips to the light-box.  ;0) The tulip flowers are layered one on top of… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #12

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Workbasket Wednesday – Starting A New Craft

Daughters of Genius: Last Friday was April's Quilt Club at Grandma's Attic Sewing Emporium. We are up to block #8.  This month was about Adelaide Anne Procter, a poet.  To just say that she was amazing is a serious understatement. Dickens was her contemporary and a fan of her work. There have been so many… Continue reading Workbasket Wednesday – Starting A New Craft