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Susan Loretta

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Baby Quilt with Elizabeth Hartman pattern: Post TWO
We had a niece expecting a girl at the end of March, so I wanted to make a fun, feminine baby quilt for her.  Got out Elizabeth Hartman's The Kittens.  It is a larger quilt, so I had to decide how big I wanted mine to be and draft up a plan.  I decided a 3 ...

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Quiltcon 2017 - Savannah Georgia
Quiltcon East is rapidly approaching in Savannah, Georgia.  It is Feb. 23-26, 2017.  There is a large, extremely juried exhibit of 'modern' quilts, vendors, classes & lectures.  And Instagram friends from all over the world.  I last went to the one held in ...

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Baby Quilts with Elizabeth Hartman Patterns: Post ONE
Started a baby quilt at a retreat, the end of October, then, didn't touch it again til January.  But once I got going again, it flew along.  I was making baby-sized Fancy Forest by Elizabeth Hartman.  That size is a quarter-panel of the larger quilt.  Her p...

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My creativity has frankly been rather stymied since the election in November, but we'll leave that smelly fish right there where it lies.  It's been a challenge in self-care to get moving again, creatively speaking.  Current projects left me frozen & uninsp...

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Scraps ONLY
First of all, Yes---The Coffee Cup photo-to-quilt project is done.  The top---all appliqued.  I LOVE it.  Love, love, love it.  Next up for that is getting the perfect backing, and then quilting it.  So you'll have to wait a bit more. But in the middle of 4...

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Splendid Sampler Progress
Frankly, I've gotten quite behind on the Splendid Sampler.  Remember those first weeks?  We were so excited.  We just couldn't wait for Sunday and Thursday to come.  Ran to the computer or phone, first thing---is it there yet, is it there?  Print it, run to...

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New Projects: PROJECT TWO
I had noticed a new QAL (Quilt-Along to the uninitiated) on Instagram.  Quilters (organized by an Australian quilter/blogger, of course) started August 17th.  It's from   Tula Pink's book, City Sampler, which has100 original block designs, 6" finished.  Int...

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Oh, yeah----NEW projects! Project ONE
I've changed so much the last few years----now I MUST have handwork!  All the time.  So I already ordered another new Sue Daley pattern (her website is down right now, but it's  Her work is fabulous---as I've said before, what are ...

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Since Grand Rapids AQS, I've been sewing like crazy.  There are so many nuts in the air that even I'M feeling a little overwhelmed!!  What IS this creative flurry!!  So grab a cup of coffee, and sit down for a spell, you needed a break anyway. I pulled out ...

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Cross-Cut Quiltalong
So the project I just HAD to join in on a couple of weeks ago was quick & easy.  I was johnny-come-lately to the quiltalong, which the others did over the week of July 25.  It was hosted by Debbie, at a Quilter's Table , and today she has a blog post showin...
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