Saturday, February 23, 2013

A New Project

I am up to my ears in workmen, sheetrock, and tile and wood floors being torn out.  Home remodeling is stressful.  The only thing left to do is shut ones self in their studio and start a new project.  I saw this cute little table mat by Amy Smart for Art Gallery Fabrics.  She provides a tutorial to make it on line.  This project is so easy and fun.  Of course, I modified the size a bit so I could use it for a wall hanging over my china cabinet.  But, it is easily modified to any size you desire.

Saturday, February 9, 2013

A New Wall Hanging for over the China Cabinet

I have told my husband, if we ever had to do any remodeling to our home again we would sell it.  I just did not want to go there again.  It is such a mess!  Well I have decided to take a wall out, make my kitchen, dining room, and living room into one large great room.  This past weekend we move the dining furniture away from the wall that is being taken out.  Once my china cabinet moved to a new wall my area for hanging a quilt has drastically been reduced in the length of what can be hung there.  Opportunity:  Make a new quilt to hang there!  Need this to be about 45 inches wide by 24 long.  Each three rows equals 12 inches, so have a bit to go yet.  I do like the idea so far.  What do you think?

Rock N' Romance

At Fall Market in Houston in October 2012 I purchased at Sample Spree some half yards of Rock N/ Romance.  I fell in love with it and ended up purchasing additional pieces from .  Love Julie's shop, she has fabulous fabric!  Earlier in my blog I showed some of this fabric off, with no idea what I would do with it.  I found a pattern I love.  Saw this pattern in a Quilting Daily free patterns issue on line.  Just one more block to finish.  It will be 12 by 36 inches.  Would love to keep it for myself, but it has a new home waiting for it.  One of my staff ladies that work for me has a birthday coming up at the end of this month.