Category Archives: Piecing

That title sounds far too serious. Liberty Courthouse is the quilt I made for a dear friend of mine who was so long overdue to receive a made-by-Meredith gift. Every year at Christmas I pick one person who will be the recipient of a big handmade thing. I mean, I normally give out smaller things […]

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  • Lauren

    Beautiful… and that hand quilting is amazing as always!ReplyCancel

  • it’s beautiful! i am sure your friend will treasure it.ReplyCancel

  • B.Bailey

    I think it’s a beautiful work of art. I love how you used a lot of prints and love the colors and scrappiness – set off by your gorgeous hand quilting.ReplyCancel

Today, Layla and I took some time out to do some responsibility-free, no strings attached sewing. I’ve been working so hard to supplement the income just so we can scrape by, that I’ve not given much time to sewing just for fun. Not that any sewing isn’t fun, because I LOVE every bit of it. But […]

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  • Lauren

    That’s beautiful! She is so talented and has a great eye for arranging colors just like mama. Such special memories you’re making with her! Can’t wait to sew with my girls when they get old enough!ReplyCancel

  • My girl is the same way about soft things. I can highly recommend a minky or flannel backing for a happy customer!ReplyCancel

  • Donna Lee

    Wonderful! You both should be proud! That is a lot of sewing for both of you and I can imagine took patience on both your parts. She will remember this forever, even when the quilt has been loved to pieces.ReplyCancel

  • What a great way to spend some time together. It is a beautiful quilt and I am sure she will cherish it for a long time along with the memories of making it.ReplyCancel

  • What a great quilt! Congratulations to Layla, she’s done a terrific job.ReplyCancel

  • Emily

    amazing! that’s one talented lil girl (just like her mother)!ReplyCancel

Today’s the day!!! I’m so excited to finally be at the final step, and from what I gather over social media, you are too! Today we are going to assemble our quilt tops. Before I get into that, I want to show you this week’s featured quilt using a gorgeous array of Liberty fabrics from […]

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  • I’m sorry it’s not quite what you envisioned, but I really like this one! It’s by far my favorite Shift!
    Happy sewingReplyCancel

Are you ready to sew??? This week we are going to sew up all the half square triangles, and then next week we will assemble the tops! I know I’ve broken it up to only one step a week, but this quilt, though aesthetically complex is such a breeze to sew together. I hope you […]

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  • emily

    wow! look at the little man at the sewing machine!!! love the quilt, such a relaxing colourway!ReplyCancel

  • Nancy Hilderbrand

    The colors are great and I would love to have the quilts.
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Did anyone wonder what happened to me? I have spent every spare moment working on a commissioned queen size quilt for one of my most favorite clients! She had a vision of a bold, Anthro-esque quilt. We went back and forth on the fabrics and decided on our palette. She has excellent taste! The quilt […]

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  • Lynne Tilley

    I love this quilt. Those bright happy colors, the pattern itself. It’s so gorgeous! Thanks for sharing.ReplyCancel