Category: Children’s Quilts
“Once Upon A Time…” I have told those tales and read those wonderful and colorful stories, as a Mom, to my own children hundreds of times when they were youngsters. Today, I finished a handmade quilt by the same name. I captured those special memories of reading to my children, in years past, in this special handmade quilt I called, “Once Upon A Time…”
Baby Quilt Design Puzzles
When designing a new baby quilt, there is material all over my sewing room. Once I settle on my pattern, then I can put away a few of the piles and choose the right fabric. But first I must contend with the blues to my right, greens to the left, and the soft baby pinks that are within reach straight ahead.
“Any day spent quilting is a good day!”
With teaching during the day at school, there are few hours left in the evening to enjoy my craft of handmade baby quilts. Yet I know what all quilters know and that is that any day spent quilting on my baby quilts is a good day. The time spent with needle and thread is more than often done in the solitude of my sewing room, when the peace and quiet after the busy day is a welcome relief.
Hand quilting on my baby quilts is a decorative form of sewing, a simple technique, that