1. Donation Quilts

    I spent a lot of time between Christmas and New Year's Day working on some of my own projects.....as opposed to customer t-shirt quilt projects. I completed three quilts that will be donated to the West Houston Quilter's Guild. Our guild has donated hundreds of quilts to Project Linus and to nursing homes. The quilt in the middle was pieced by a friend and the two on either side were made from blo…Read More

  2. A New Generation of Quilters

    Quilters love to share their love of quilting with others and teach them how to piece quilts. I made my first quilt when I was nine years old, so it was appropriate that my granddaughter do the same.  I handed her two sets of five inch squares, otherwise known as charm packs, and let her go to town sewing them together. Of course, in typical quilter fashion, she and I didn't get it quilted until …Read More

  3. Quilts for Project Linus

    Many of you may have heard of Project Linus and I think I have mentioned it in a previous post. Project Linus is a non-profit organization that was created for the specific purpose of providing comfort to children in need by gifting them with a home made quilt or blanket.  Nearly six million blankets, quilts, and afghans  have been distributed since 1995. There are local chapters located all ove…Read More

  4. Making Room for New Fabrics

    Now that the fabric I ordered at Quilt Market is coming in, it's time for my annual "Fabric by the Pound Sale".  Quilters love having a fabric stash, but it can get overwhelming when all the bins are overflowing.  I have accused my fabric stash of reproducing while hidden in the cabinets when I'm not looking.  And making T-shirt quilts every day creates a lot of fabric scraps.  I try to use as…Read More