So, this week when we were in Tuscaloosa, getting the last minute alterations done on my dress for Becky's wedding, I got a phone call from Emily, my youngest daughter. She started the conversation like this "Mom, are you sitting down?" Now, as a mother, for all of you who are … [Read more...] about I Am Getting Even Fab-er
I've this precut "jellyroll" of fabric since last winter, just sitting there staring me in the face. For those who don't know, a "jellyroll" is a bundle of one and a half inch strips of fabric that are already cut. Yesterday, I got it out and played around with the placement of … [Read more...] about A Pretty Little Baby Quilt
I started this one last summer when I was up here at the North Rim--this bugger was hard to cut and hard to sew, but I think my efforts paid off really well--this thing is gorgeous! I do not have room to quilt large quilts in my travel trailer, so I got a referral from the … [Read more...] about OOOO, Two Lovely Quilts Back From the Quilter
Remember the quilt I started a few months back? I bought the fabric in December, cut it in January, and started sewing in May. (yeah, I'm fast like that). I sewed on the last border piece yesterday. It turned out really nice. I am calling it my "Kaibab Quilt", because the … [Read more...] about I Finished My Quilt Top
I have written up the instructions for making Amelia's Quilt, and made it into a PDF file. There are lots and lots of pictures showing each step of the way. If you'd like to make your own baby quilt, you can get your own copy of the pattern for $5.00 by clicking … [Read more...] about Something New In My Shop!
Although I have been making quilts for about eleven years now, I still don't have one for my bed. That is soon going to be remedied, though, because I have been working on my very own quilt for a while now. I am getting close to being finished with it. I am using the … [Read more...] about Almost Finished With MY Quilt
I enjoyed making this little quilt. I started out with a "turnover", which is a stack of pre-cut 6" triangles. It went together really quickly. It really didn't take much time to make--it could probably be made in just a weekend. I always enjoy taking pictures when I am … [Read more...] about Amelia’s Baby Quilt Is Finished.
One of my friends sent me an email asking where the heck I've been, since I haven't been writing much here at FabGrandma. Well, I've been busy! In addtion to still tweaking my new site here behind the scenes, I have contributed to a couple of other places. And, in case you … [Read more...] about I’ve Been Busy Writing