Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Grannie Blankie

I started a crochet blankie when I was pregnant with my son. He was born in December of 2009. Fast forward five years, and my sister became an avid crocheter. I was inspired by her projects, and got back out the unfinished baby blankie. After a few false starts and some questionable yarn substitutions, it's done! I love it. I think it will look great in the nursery of my third kiddo, due to arrive in November.


Saturday, March 22, 2014

Criss Cross Quilt

Catching up on old projects - only a few to post, work and kids and moving = no quilting. Improv plus quilt with grey minky backing.

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Saturday, August 31, 2013

Simple Blankie

The second baby blankie from late 2013. Simple pattern but great fabric.

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Sunday, August 25, 2013

Elephant Blankie

The first of two baby blankets I made almost exactly two years ago. Back-dating and posting for posterity.

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Thursday, May 16, 2013

Farm Babies!

A little stroller blankie for a sweet baby girl. I can't wait to meet her!

Farm Babies Closeup

Farm Babies Blankie

Farm Babies Label

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Saturday, October 06, 2012

Auction Quilt

For our church auction this year, I donated a custom quilt. The lady that won it wanted it to be for her nephew and his wife who were about to have their first baby. I worked with the mom-to-be and made this quilt to coordinate with their nursery. It took me a lot longer to finish after I went back to work full-time, but I am so happy with the final product.

Auction Quilt

A lot of the fabrics are the same as in this quilt that I showed her as an example when she told me the nursery was going to be orange, green, and brown. I threw in a few new fabrics and left out the multi-colored elephants at her request.

Auction Quilt Detail

The quilt pattern is inspired by this quilt but I figured out my own dimensions. It was a fun quilt to arrange and sew!

Minky Back

The back is chocolate minky and the light quilting makes the drape so nice and the quilt so snuggly. Here you can see the zig zag quilting a little bit. I hope the new mom loves this blankie, too!

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Monday, September 03, 2012

Juliet's Throw Quilt

I finished Juliet's throw quilt a few months ago but totally forgot to take pictures. I love how it came out! I used all the same fabrics as her crib quilt and it really contributes to her serene bedroom.

Juliet's Quilt

The quilt design is inspired by this quilt on Moda Bakeshop, but I couldn't really follow those directions so I just made a patchwork quilt top on the diagonal and chopped it up to add the white sashing.

Juliet's Blankie

(The kids really wanted to be in the picture!) To quilt this, I stitched in white thread down the center of all the sashing, and then just inside each box with khaki thread.

Juliet Hiding

The back is green fleece and it is super snuggly. As the weather here finally starts to cool off I am looking forward to snuggling under it with her!


We are so blessed that these kids love each other so much. Most of the time they play together so nicely, with only the occasional 35lb vs 20lb mishap. Life with two kids is pretty great!

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