Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Heritage Square

I have recently finished my version of the Miss Rosie's Quilt Co pattern - Heritage Square.  Of course I used Civil War fabrics to make the quilt.  I focused of using blacks, greens, and red prints.  Set with civil war cream and tan.  I love how the red chain really show up across the quilt.  I always like to sew Miss Rosie's patterns.  They just fit together so nicely. 
 We have been getting a lot of fabric ready to put online this past week.  So hopefully you will find something that will inspire you.  I know I have.....Now to find more time to sew.


Thanks again,

Friday, July 12, 2013


I finished my Hocuspcusville by Crabapple Hill Studios just before Halloween last year.  But we have put it back out on display here at the shop and wanted to share it with everyone.  I usually keep some hand work around for on the go projects.  This one was a lot of fun....Warning I have several photos.

This is the all over photo.  I added the pieced color border as well as an outside border to make the quilt just a little bit larger.  I also used the cheddar for my center block backgrounds.  I thought it really made the nine patches pop.

 I replaced the names on the pattern with family names just to make it a little more personalized.

 My daughter of course was crazy about dress - up, so she has the Boutique.
 Of course the quilt shop block had to be Whittle's.

 The used broom block was perfect for Dad.
 Mom thought I was real funny making the dirty laundry her block.

 Kelsey's Split ends - of course had to be for my niece who was going thorough a hair color experimenting phase. 
I quilted the background of the block with a meander making sure not to cross the hand work.
The border were quilted in swirls and stars.
The backing was the same black fabric I used for the border.
This was the first time that I ever did piped binding.  I really liked the extra pop that the cheddar piping added.  I will have to do it again on another special project. 
Thanks for letting me share.