Author Archives: LRStrand
The latest quilt project I’ve been working on, in an effort to use fabric from my stash, is making a whole bunch of Disappearing 16 Patch blocks. I used a pack of 6-1/2″ strips of Kaffe Fassett fabrics and a … Continue reading
I finally uploaded a new pattern to my Craftsy store. Looking back through previous blog posts, I found out that I started on this last summer. About six months later, I was in the midst of quilting it. If I’d … Continue reading
This afternoon, I spent some time hand stitching together some pieces for the next block in what may end up being a sampler quilt. It’s more English paper piecing, but not such small pieces as the last block I worked … Continue reading
Several days ago, I finished piecing together the Tiny Star Pieces. A few days later, I sewed them into their block. The next block I’m hand piecing has pieces nearly as small, and more of them.
Some time ago, I set aside the fabric to make a tote bag. Today, I finally made it. Some of the fabric was left over from a shirt I made for my husband. We had been on a day trip … Continue reading
It’s been years since I did any embroidery. I first picked it up when I was about 11 or 12. My oldest sister was into it; I probably started to do it to emulate her, but then discovered that I … Continue reading