So you want to make a handkerchief quilt? There are so many different ways to use all those beautiful vintage hankies you’ve been collecting. I’m in the process of finishing my quilt top and want to share my progress. I’ve included a brief picture filled tutorial of sorts near the end of this blog if you’re… Continue reading So you want to make a handkerchief quilt with a custom drafted swag border!
A wonderful experiment using whites, very pale ivories and new quilting fabrics for little pops of color. This whole hexagon block began life as a guest hand towel. For this project I decided ahead of time to use an under layer of medium weight bleached muslin. Muslin that was laundered twice in hot water and… Continue reading Another Hexagon Quilt; Step-by Step, Start to Finish.
What’s not to love about sewing with a big cat on your lap… He was bugging me because he thought it was “kitty crack time”. This is another blog post loaded with pictures and it’s time to talk about the outside border. The scallops are custom sized to fit the space. Remember way back in… Continue reading The Making of the Blue and White Mostly Vintage Linens Quilt, Part 3 of 4.
I know there are several quilters that are well into the process of creating their own Vintage Linens quilt! Thank you for sending pictures of your awesome progress! Recently Elaine Marie on Facebook asked where I get my vintage linens. Here’s my reply: “I’m rather addicted to: eBay, every junk store in Houston, every antique mall/store… Continue reading Vintage Linens Quilt #2, the tutorial continues – Part 4!