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The Knitting Quilter · 22h ago

My Slabs

I almost forgot to post the slab blocks I made for our block exchange.  This block is about 8 inches square. It was supposed to be mostly blue and turquoise.This one is a fall theme. It's al...
The Knitting Quilter · 5d ago

New Books

I recently bought a couple of books. Quiltfolk is actually a magazine. However, it has no advertisements. I just started reading it. This issue focuses on Iowa. There's only one quilt patter...
The Knitting Quilter · 1W ago

Slab Swap

I was asked by some fellow to bloggers to join in a block swap. I haven't taken part in a block swap in ages so I thought I'd give it a try! I was told we were making "slab" blocks. I had to...
The Knitting Quilter · 1W ago

Block 11 Arcadia Avenue

This block is quilted! There are 12 blocks in Arcadia Avenue and this is the 11th block I've quilted.Yes, that means I have one block left! I outlined the arrow shapes. I also stitched aroun...
The Knitting Quilter · 2W ago

Backings and Quilt Tops

I haven't done much sewing or quilting lately so I decided some retail therapy would be helpful. I bought this backing last week at my local quilt shop. It's from the Little House on the Pra...
The Knitting Quilter · 3W ago

Applique Border

I've picked up working on the applique border for Green Tea and Sweet Beans. This the the bottom border towards the left hand side. If you look at the border, it looks like a vine that winds...
The Knitting Quilter · 3W ago

A Quilt Finish

I've had such a hard time working on anything since my father passed away. But I did finish something! I finished sewing down the binding on this quilt. It was just nice to sit down, rest an...
The Knitting Quilter · 3W ago

Quiet Memorial Day

I haven't done much sewing or quilting at all. I'm still adjusting to the passing of my dad. However, I would like to get to Arcadia Avenue soon. I finished this block up last week. This is ...
The Knitting Quilter · 4W ago

My Sad News

I hate having to say that my dad passed away 2 days ago. He was 90 years old so he did live to a ripe age. However, I just wasn't ready to this to happen. He had been in declining health. He...
The Knitting Quilter · 1M ago

Scrap Quilt Quilted!

It's a wonderful thing to say that the quilting is complete on this quilt! I finished this the other day. I'm in the middle of sewing down the binding but wanted to share photos of the quilt...