March Quilting Project – Poppies

I loved the way the large-scale floral worked in my January project but it was time to get serious about burning through some yardage. This poppy print is so cheery and spring-like.  It had to remain whole.  I thought it would look great on my dining room table. I trimmed and squared the floral fabric. […]

December Table Runner – Christmas Time

It’s my opinion that you can’t have too many holiday decorations.  Table runners are no exceptions – every surface in my home would be covered in red and green if I could manage it. We live in an Eichler so we try to embrace mid-century modern design.  When you have a silver tinsel Christmas tree […]

November Table Runner

I know, I’m not meeting my goal of creating a new table runner every month.  I feel so guilty. But I am proud to have finished my November project (almost) on time. I kept it simple this month.  I really love this gold and black fabric and I wanted a pattern that would show off […]

October Table Runner – Part 1

Of course October’s quilt will have a Halloween theme.  To start, I gathered together all of my orange and black fabrics.  I decided to keep it simple and stick with just two colors this month. It turns out that I have a lot of orange fabric.  Who knew? I am cutting out triangles with my […]

September Table Runner – Part 1

For September’s table runner I started with an inspiration fabric: I love the retro colors in the fabric.  They feel like fall but are a bit unexpected. I decided to make log cabin blocks.  My blocks will be 7″ square and my finished quilt will be 14″ x 70″.  Once the squares are finished I’ll […]


This year I made a resolution to use up some of the fabric in my stash. Now that September is here I thought I should get started. As you can see, I have a lot of fabric! I took a 10 year break from quilting so my fabrics are a wee bit dated. What to […]