Photo shoots

Canada 150 Photo Shoot: Capturing Lorna Costantini’s Canadian Wonder

What do you do when your friend asks you to take pictures of her quilt?  Well, you jump on the opportunity!  Especially if the quilt is as patriotic and inspiring as this one is!  Lorna Costantini designed this quilt and pattern especially for Canada’s 150th birthday, which is coming soon. Lorna had the quilt delivered… Continue reading Canada 150 Photo Shoot: Capturing Lorna Costantini’s Canadian Wonder

Finishes

Mr. and Mrs. Pillows: A Quilted Applique Project

We were so excited for Nicole and Ryan, my brother-in-law  and sister-in-law to move into their new home, and I had planned to make a special gift of any sort of a quilty nature for them.  When I interviewed Nicole about what they might need, she quickly settled on a couple of throw pillows with… Continue reading Mr. and Mrs. Pillows: A Quilted Applique Project

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Prongs: A scrappy appliqué deer pillow

For last year’s Christmas swap at work, I decided to make a decorative reindeer silhouette cushion. I chose to go scrappy, to practice using the Scrappy Bits Applique Techniques in the book by Shannon Brinkley before taking on another more challenging project. I picked out a fabric that I had purchased at Len’s Mills a… Continue reading Prongs: A scrappy appliqué deer pillow

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Tara Made a Little Lamb: Making a Scrappy Applique Baby Quilt

When one of my buddies at work shared with me that she was expecting, I immediately started seeing visions of a gangly-legged baby lamb quilt, made just for her.  Why, you ask?  Well, for one, she has a thing for Lambs.  And for two, she married a Lamb.  Since her baby was certain to be… Continue reading Tara Made a Little Lamb: Making a Scrappy Applique Baby Quilt