Posts Tagged ‘quilting’

Changing of the Seasons

Sunday, October 26th, 2014

by Nancy

The leaves are changing, and the fall soccer season finished up this weekend. Both boys had tournaments in different cities, so it was busy, but the weather was beautiful. We were even treated to 5 hot air balloons flying over Nicholas’ game this morning.


I came close to reaching my goal of finishing the letters of Nicholas’ name…





I just have the s left.


Fun with Scraps

Friday, June 15th, 2012


By Nancy

After I finished piecing a quilt the other night, I felt like playing around with scraps a little.  I had a bunch of 1.5″ yellow strips, so I decided to try piecing a string heart block. The dark blue background fabric was in my stash.

And here’s the next one…

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

It’s Weather Vane.

So now you can see the three light pieces of “background” fabric I have. They’re not extremely light, and the value differences among this set of fabrics is fairly narrow. Because of that and because each fabric has either more than one color or a variety of values, the divisions between the pieces in each block don’t stand out. I like it that way. It’s mellow.