Quilting

What We’re Making! Twister Blocks

What We’re Making! Twister Blocks

By on Jan 17, 2013 in Quilting, What We're Making | 7 comments

I’ve been playing with the Twister Ruler. What a great way to use up your stash. The Twister comes in 2 sizes. The Lil Twister is designed for use with 5″ Charm squares. The Twister works with 10″ Layer Cake squares. Pinwheel squares are super easy to create with the Twister. Start with a 10 inch or 5 inch square of print fabric. Add a solid border...

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Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild Takes Flight

Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild Takes Flight

By on Nov 8, 2012 in Quilting | 11 comments

17 quilters met October 14, 2012 at Pink Chalk Fabrics forming the first official meeting of the Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild. We had babies… inspired creating … big cutting tables … and joyful conversation as we pieced, cut, and designed modern quilts with new friends. Meetings will take place at Pink Chalk Fabrics on the second Sunday of...

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Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild

Bainbridge Island Modern Quilt Guild

By on Oct 9, 2012 in Quilting | 14 comments

Barbara Kirk, the owner of Esther’s Fabrics, hosted a discussion meeting last week to gauge interest in starting a branch of the Modern Quilt Guild here on Bainbridge Island. A small, enthusiastic group attended. We got straight to what we were all there for: to be inspired and quilt with other like-minded souls. We did not attempt to put the definition of...

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Candy Dish Using the Hex N More Ruler from Jaybird Quilts

Candy Dish Using the Hex N More Ruler from Jaybird Quilts

By on Aug 10, 2012 in Quilting | 14 comments

The Hex N More ruler by Jaybird Quilts arrived in the shop yesterday. I took it home with the Candy Dish pattern, cut the project out and sewed the top to completion (after dinner too!) It takes a lot to motivate me to sew in the evening after a long day at work. Once I got started I couldn’t stop! Candy Dish uses 16 charm squares and two strips of fabric to...

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Totally Groovy Quilt Along

Totally Groovy Quilt Along

By on Aug 8, 2012 in Quilting | 6 comments

Groove is a brand spanking new pattern from Carolina Patchworks. There’s something unbelievably captivating about this design. Apparently, I’m not alone in my fascination. Alyssa Lichner of Pile O’ Fabric is hosting a Totally Groovy Quilt Along. Over 200 people have signed up so far. Alyssa even created a downloadable coloring page to plan out your...

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