Monthly Archives: June 2009

aMAZing Selvages!

If you like selvages, you’ll be thrilled with this post on Karen Griska’s selvage blog. Absolutely heavenly selvages!

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Selvage Questions Answered

I’ve gotten a couple of questions about saving selvages, so here are the answers.  1. Do you save both selvages, or only the printed ones? I save only the printed ones, but I have read that some people save both. … Continue reading

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Selvage Obsession + Giveaway

One of the most innovative ideas out there right now has quilters creating with selvages. You read that correctly—people are cutting the printed selvages from their fabrics, saving them up and putting them into all kinds of sewing projects. My … Continue reading

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Freeform Fun

I finished sewing a Quiltmaker project recently (from gorgeous Red Rooster fabrics) and had a bunch of patches left over. I decided to play around and see what happened. The most obvious thing was to sew the rectangular patches together. … Continue reading

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Stromsburg, Nebraska!

Over the weekend, I had the pleasure of visiting a very Swedish place in Nebraska called Stromsburg. I was there by invitation of The Quilters, a group of about 22 people from 8 different communities. A nice crowd attended the … Continue reading

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Making Christmas Lights in Batik

I’ve decided to play along with Bonnie Hunter’s Christmas Lights mystery quilt–only I’m using my batik scraps. I’ve started my Four Patches with assorted lights and med/darks and I found enough of the green batik for the green print in … Continue reading

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Strawberry Pie Wars, Part 2

Carolyn’s recipe is good–I just happen to love my strawberry pie. So we thought strawberry pies sounded like a good challenge for everyone! Here’s my Super Easy Strawberry-Key-Lime Pie recipe: 2 cups sliced strawberries 1/3 cup key lime juice 1 … Continue reading

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Winners of Bonnie Hunter’s Books

Wow–that was great participation and you’ve all suggested so many blogs to visit when we asked about your favorite blogs. I’ve been to many of your favorites, but there are new ones to check out soon. So the five winners … Continue reading

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Strawberry Pie Wars, Part 1

I brought one of my favorite summer desserts—Frozen Fluffy Strawberry Pie. Here’s my recipe. Continue reading

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Quilts, Inc. Announces New Contest

Are you a quilter inspired by photography? Just got this press release about a new contest. “The Eye of the Quilter: Inspirations” will debut at the 35th anniversary of International Quilt Festival/Houston October 15-18, 2009. But instead of works of … Continue reading

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