Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Grandson's WMU quilt

My grandson Jacob has worn out his quilt from 2006, and he has grown considerably. Since he is now in college and in an apartment I thought I would do his school colors, Western Michigan University. It is flannel backed to help with the cold weather.


My daughter-in-law mentioned she would love to have a throw quilt for the family room. She would like it made from all the scrap fabric I have used over the years for them. I did my best and hoped they would enjoy the memories. It did grow in size from a throw to about a queen.

I Spy!

I Spy a grandson's quilt. I looked for all kinds of interesting fabric for his little jars of goodies. He and his sisters often play I Spy so I felt this was a fitting quilt for a 6 year old.

The Illusion!

This pattern is Illusion, and was fun to make. This was a Christmas gift for our son and daughter-in-law. Her favorite color was green so all the blocks have green. It has a modern flare, which I think they like. I did put grey flannel on the back. It will be a warm and cozy winter for them.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

My granddaughter Lucy needed a new bag for her gymnastic programs.  So mommy and Lucy went fabric shopping and picked out two fabrics that coordinated. They settled on a paisley and a animal print that worked very well together. Lucy gave me some design ideas and this is what we ended up with. We had a few scraps left and made a little zippered bag to match. It was a fun project.
Not sure why this when sideways but this is a picture of Lucy at her Gymnastic meet with her new bag.

Monday, April 28, 2014

This was a fun lattice table runner to make. It would even be a great quilt. The runner was for my daughter-in-law Sarah's birthday...who isn't having birthdays anymore. ;D

Sunday, March 16, 2014

What a cold snowy January this year in Ohio. What better time to quilt. I decided on a Five and Dime quilt as done in the tutorials on Missouri Star Quilts. I had some great assistants, Lucy and Paige, granddaughters who helped me arrange the fabrics. One of the best things I did was back it with flannel, it just stays there and doesn't move or shift. Very cozy!