crazy quilt

FREEBIRD IS HERE

Little crafty things going on here. :: Figuring how many crazy quilt and wonky house blocks I need to fill out an entire quilt :: Finishing the dishcloth I started oh so long ago :: I picked up a large cardboard box from a screen door during ‘junk day’ on…

Crazy House Blocks

I’ve been making 8.5″ square crazy quilt blocks with backing. The backing is new for me, and was suggested by my older kids and a book. Using muslin to stabilize does add stability, but it also decreases my freedom somewhat. I liked the non-backing squares because I could “trim as…

Quilting plans

I have not really spent my Christmas money. With the weather, I just didn’t get out during our usual Christmas break. Then regular, non-shopping life arose. I’ve bought one $30 pair of shoes. That’s it. I planned to buy a walking foot in order to quilt at home. I’m sure…

Wonky houses

Earlier this month, I mentioned that I had my eye on some scrappy houses. My youngest and I tested the tutorial listed at Quiltville. You can see our work to the left. Hers has the teal sky. I made the other two — the brown and pink skies. Assessment: I…