I found these beauties at Serendipity in Dagsboro, DE: Home of Christmas, by Stof. Rich shades of cream, grey, rusty brown, with golden outlines and dots... I am seriously considering another trip to the store to purchase more fabric! I am often reminded of the question which plagues most quilters, particularly beginners: How much should I buy of each fabric when I don't have a project in mind for them yet? During the early years of my fabric addiction, I used to buy a minimum of 2 yards … [Read more...] about How do I know how much fabric to buy?
Back in April I posted pictures of six black and white blocks I pieced during a block of the month project. I had no idea what to do with them, as I was not inclined to turn them into a quilt. Cathie wrote in her comment that I might think of using a color to add some 'pop' to the blocks. Well, I turned them into table runners and used a red and white fabric to liven things up. The first table runner is completed. I used black rick-rack on the long sides, and decorated the ends with … [Read more...] about Black and White + Red = Table runner!
I just got green fat quarters from my friend Annie (see her blog here and sign up for her giveaways!). Awesome prints! The gears in my brain are already turning: will I make a bag? a wall hanging? a table runner? I am leaning towards a bag, so I can parade these beauties around town! You will see what I come up with soon, I hope! … [Read more...] about More green fabric!!!