Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The Dregs

I have come to the end of a project.
This is what's left.

A small pile of the smallest of scraps.
Bits. Just small bits of some fabrics and none of others.
What do you generally do with these?
I could toss them, but the Miser that lives in me would never let that happen.
I could throw them into the scrap baskets, which is what I usually do, but they are so small they would just sift down to the bottom and be lost forever.

I decided to piece them into crazy-quilt blocks. I ended up with 7 of them (6 1/2").

I have no idea what I am going to do with 7 crazy quilt blocks, but the Miser is happy. (And for now that is enough.)

Thursday, January 23, 2014

A Pillow Pattern

Geez... Let me blow the dust off these keys!
It looks like it has been...well, a LONG time since I have posted anything. I feel like this happens every time I start gearing up for quilt market. I get overwhelmed and pretty much fall off the face of the Earth. Then, after it is all over and I am back home, I have somehow lost my mojo and it takes me forever to get back in the groove. I know, I know. I am a whiner.

Let's move on, shall we.

How are you?


Well, I am getting my groove on and working my fingers to the bone and making dinner every night and working in my garden and making friends with the treadmill and... publishing patterns of course.

Sew Charmed is the latest and you can find it in the newest issue of Sew-it Today (it is that cute hexie pillow there on the cover).

I hope you all have found this great little magazine, and its sister publication Quilt-it Today, on store shelves and have been adding them to your collection. If you haven't, go find them. It will be worth your time... I promise.