They turned out so cute! Butte Humane Society had a layout showing them off. What adorable dogs! I hope they all found forever homes. Continue reading
I’ve been busy doing volunteer work for my local Humane Society. I have lots of fabric that I doubt I’ll ever use and this was a great project to use up some of it.
These vests are worn during Adopt Days. Continue reading
Have you ever played the “I Spy” game? Did you play it as a child? Well, I was in the dark until I came across a quilt named I Spy. The more I looked at it, I realized it was a great teaching opportunity and at the same time a fun game! “I spy something Red” or “I spy a bird”. The other person has to find that item.
Pinterest has several of these cute quilts. I’ve admired them for sometime. Now that we have a grandchild on the way, I could make one!
The top of the quilt is a total of 2.25 yards; Continue reading
It’s cream cotton sateen with silk thread. Approx 45″ x 60″.
When I buy fabric, I usually buy a 1/4 yard more. Continue reading
So what better to do than make a heating pad? For years I’ve had one made out of a old dish towel & some rice. Now I have my fox wrap and isn’t she’s a cutie!
If you’ve used other types of grain or seeds, let me know.
I wasn’t sure about heating fleece in a microwave, so there’s a 5″ opening underneath that allows me to remove a 15″ x 3″ grain bag. The bag is made of muslin and divided into 3 sections so the barley doesn’t all fall to the head & tail areas.
Hi again. I wanted to show you my Strata quilt that I started in April 2011. It was tons of fun to design and play with the different colors (see below). My stash had many batiks that I’ve never used so I decided to put them all in one quilt.
Here’s the finished quilt, but I wanted to talk about the designing part. I use Adobe Photoshop Elements to design. This allows me to make lay out decisions and ‘see’ the finished quilt long before I even start sewing. Continue reading