Monthly Archives: October 2014

The 1 Week Quilt – Part 5 Fill for the Flower Blocks

The only thing that was left on the quilt was to do the fill on the 4 flower blocks. I knew that I would just outline the flowers and maybe trace the inner petals. But I needed to do something … Continue reading

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The 1 Week Quilt – Part 4 Feather Block Quilting

If you recall from the design post, this was my concept for the feather block. I really didn’t mark much, just the center and 1/4″ from the edge in the corners. Then I echoed the petal shape and finished up … Continue reading

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The 1 Week Quilt – Part 3 Border Quilting

With the piecing done it was time to get down to some serious work. The design and piecing took up all the “extra” time over the weekend. So the quilting had to be finished in my few hours in the … Continue reading

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The 1 Week Quilt – Part 2 Piecing

With the design complete and fabric selected from my stash it was time to start the piecing. The design called for an 8″ cream block with 2″ burgundy and 2″ green border. Like this: But when I sewed it I … Continue reading

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The 1 Week Quilt – Part 1 Design

The Steam family got some pretty shocking news. My mom was diagnosed with cancer. Within weeks of the diagnosis she was in surgery to have the tumor removed. The plan had been that about 4 weeks after surgery chemo and … Continue reading

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All Points Bulliten – Policy Party – Part 4 – Games

The final (and N’s favorite) part of the party – GAMES!!!! I had a pretty hard time coming up with games for the party. N didn’t want an investigation party or crime solving party. To him being a police man … Continue reading

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