Casserole Cubby

My mother in law had borrowed her sister’s casserole carrier and asked if I could make one for her.  It seemed simple enough, and a good excuse to practice some free-motion quilting.  I measured up the carrier that she’d lent me and the dimensions looked something like this: 12.5″ x 40″ for the handle piece (includes…

Half square triangle overload quilt

I found this pattern (HST Overload Quilt) on Etsy by Redpepperquilts and I LOVED it!  This was my take on it.  I bought a layer cake and paired up colours that I thought looked nice together, trying to have one lightish one and one darkish one. I then made each pair into four half square triangles (HSTs), sewed…

Adventures in quilting

I’ve recently started quilting, which is a huge learning curve.  I am particularly interested in free motion quilting; it is so much fun! I love the way that light plays with the finished article and how flowing and beautiful the lines can be. For this quilt I bought a jelly roll which contained dark blue,…