17 08, 2011

Doll Quilt Swap – Sent!

By |2017-02-06T09:18:32-06:00August 17th, 2011|Doll Quilt Swap, finished quilt|19 Comments

Hi there!  Here's the final look at my Doll Quilt Swap - It measures 16" overall, with each star measuring just 4 inches!  I used a variety of  green fabrics set off by Kona ash, and white. On the back you can see my quilting a bit more.  I followed the lines I marked, and [...]

2 08, 2011

My Doll Quilt Swap – Quilt Top!

By |2017-02-06T09:18:34-06:00August 2nd, 2011|Doll Quilt Swap, work in progress|22 Comments

Over the weekend, I had fun piecing this little gem!  I had been mulling over an idea for my Doll Quilt Swap quilt, and finally got to it!  Each block is finished at 4", which means the overall quilt is 16" x 16", perfect doll quilt size. Each block is paper pieced, an often intimidating [...]

21 07, 2011

Doll Quilt Plans

By |2017-02-06T09:18:34-06:00July 21st, 2011|Doll Quilt Swap, The Sewing Summit|12 Comments

This has been such a full week!  I hope your week has gone well, I was so excited to share the new partnership with BurdaStyle for The Sewing Summit yesterday.  That's been a work in progress with a number of emails and phone calls to sort details out recently, and now with less than three [...]

25 08, 2010

Doll Quilt Swap 9

By |2017-02-06T09:18:49-06:00August 25th, 2010|Doll Quilt Swap, finished quilt|28 Comments

Hi there!  I've been working behind the scenes here on my challenge for the week - I hope you have gotten started on your challenge too!  Today I am enjoying the last day with my girls, before 1st and 5th grade begins.  How is the summer gone already!? Over the weekend I received my Doll [...]

7 07, 2010

Dresden Plates Update!

By |2019-01-25T13:20:10-06:00July 7th, 2010|Doll Quilt Swap|42 Comments

Just popping in to show you where I've gone with the Dresden Plates!  They are laid on top of one another so far - I'm hand stitching them in place, it's just like stitching a binding in place.I hope you don't get tired of seeing this project...I'm really happy to be making it for my [...]

30 06, 2010

Dresden Plates

By |2019-01-25T13:20:14-06:00June 30th, 2010|Doll Quilt Swap|53 Comments

I really thought I needed to get a few more things done today, before sewing up these plates....but the piles were calling to me.  I'll get to the other stuff here in a few minutes :)What do you think?I LOVE them, but I can't decide which center plate to use.  I have time though, I [...]

29 06, 2010


By |2019-01-25T13:20:14-06:00June 29th, 2010|Doll Quilt Swap|14 Comments

In the comments on my last post, I was challenged!In between, "mom" responsibilities, I cut and sewed more than enough dresden plates!  Not that I'm afraid of new york beauties, I just couldn't get excited for this project about them....these I'm excited about. So Lindsay...What have you been working on?I have a few things on the [...]

29 06, 2010


By |2019-01-25T13:20:14-06:00June 29th, 2010|Doll Quilt Swap|13 Comments

I have a to do list, including a throw quilt, twin quilt and doll quilt...the trouble seems to be starting! (I have all the fabric, I've been focused on the quilt-along so far)  So today I'm going to start on the doll quilt :)  I had been thinking new york beauties, but I'm chickening out [...]

10 06, 2010

Doll Quilt Swap 9 Inspiration!

By |2019-01-25T13:20:13-06:00June 10th, 2010|Doll Quilt Swap|11 Comments

I'm excited to be in the next round of Doll Quilt Swaps on Flickr!  This is a great swap and so much fun to participate in.  Last weekend I learned that I was included, and this next weekend we should be getting partner information.  This swap is secret, which makes it even more fun - [...]

17 09, 2009

Doll Quilt Received!

By |2017-11-17T09:14:38-06:00September 17th, 2009|Doll Quilt Swap|24 Comments

I've had the best round with Doll Quilt Swap! I love making little quilts for people and of course the payoff is a new quilt for me. For those that don't know, DQS is a secret swap, you never know who is sending a quilt your way! The fun is watching all the beautiful quilts [...]

20 08, 2009

Getting There

By |2017-02-06T09:19:05-06:00August 20th, 2009|Doll Quilt Swap, work in progress|24 Comments

Hi there! Just a quick post to check in with all of you. This has been one of those weeks - you know the kind. When nothing is normal, and finding motivation is a challenge. Little Sophia seems to have a flu bug, and is currently asleep on the couch. I'm praying that it doesn't [...]