I’ve been working steadily this week on my “Victims” quilt (which may explain why I am in such a mood of melancholy). I now have two rows completed to share. When it’s done, the quilt will be about as long as it is wide now.
Here’s what’s on my design wall today: Is it a little busy? Yes. Do I care? No. Why not? It’s for a back. It’s for the back of a quilt that I am making for myself. It’s going to be the back of The Quilt Show 2016 BOM that I did.) The fabrics are precious […]
These blocks were so hard for me to work on. I’m a native Virginian and though I went to another of Virginia’s fine universities, two of my aunts, two of my uncles, my first cousin and my sister are all Hokies. This attack felt pretty close to home and even still affects my sister. In […]
Today’s project: install a design wall. Check! That’s 3.75 sheets of 1″ x 24″ X 96″ rigid foam insulation, screwed to the wall with drywall screws, anchored with large washers. I removed 8 inches from each board to get the right height, which was remarkably easy to do for a quilter. Since each sheet was […]