Tag Archive | Farmhouse

Lots on the Want-to-Do List now…

Oh my, can there be no end of the list of quilts that we want to make?  I think not.

I have been cutting out my Farmhouse squares in preparation for the Summer Stars quilt pattern.


I had bought one of those “Scrap Bags” that MODA puts out and was able to get a lot of good use from the strips.  Most of them had enough width to cut 2 3/4″ squares that I needed in a variety of prints.  For the rest, I certainly had no problem getting 2″ squares out of them to the rest of the length.  I found out at the end that there were a few of the prints that didn’t make it to the Scrap Bag.

I took two layer cakes and got all the 5″ squares I needed for the project and then had plenty left over to get my sampling of more 2″ squares.

I’m now moving on to cutting up the background required – using Bella White that matches really well.

BUT… I also bought the first FRIVOL to be released.  Adding to my growing stash of Hello Darling fabric precuts.


You are paying for that cute tin and the pattern that I can figure out on my own, but I prefer it printed professionally.  I also got the finishing kit from Fat Quarter Shop.  I didn’t enroll in any monthly program.  These items are pricey.  I will pick and choose my favorite collections as we go along.

I have the perfect spot though… a recently cleared off area over my ironing board:


It will fit PERFECTLY here.  Can’t wait to see it…  but…

I have another project I am going to start on tonight.  I’m going to see how quickly I can put together a pinwheel quilt for a new baby.  I will be attending a reception for this newborn on Sept 10th.  Let’s see if I can get it done!  I’ll show pics as I go along… stay tuned!

All the best,