wonky houses

Group Therapy

I am a big fan of group crafting. With many years of lone ranger crafting, I have really come to enjoy having company. Some people never had issues with groups. I have seen groups as risky — I might reveal something or hear something that I wished I hadn’t. But…

Crazy Wonky Houses Quilt — closer to done!

My progress: I am halfway done with connecting all the blocks. I have *just* enough fabric to go in between the rows. The stripes will be oriented opposite of the sashing, and I’m OK with that. Connecting the blocks into rows goes really fast. I’m pretty excited to say that…

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…