23 08, 2011

My Doll Quilt

By |August 23rd, 2011|Doll Quilt Swap|26 Comments

Yesterday was another great mail day!  The best part of doing swaps is getting something special made just for you, as a surprise in your mailbox!  As I opened my package, I found this adorable label looking up at me and I recognized it.  I looked at it and the quilting for a moment, trying […]

17 08, 2011

Doll Quilt Swap – Sent!

By |August 17th, 2011|Doll Quilt Swap, finished quilt|19 Comments

Hi there!  Here’s the final look at my Doll Quilt Swap –

It measures 16″ overall, with each star measuring just 4 inches!  I used a variety of  green fabrics set off by Kona ash, and white.

On the back you can see my quilting a bit more.  I followed the lines I marked, and went around […]

2 08, 2011

My Doll Quilt Swap – Quilt Top!

By |August 2nd, 2011|Doll Quilt Swap, work in progress|22 Comments

Over the weekend, I had fun piecing this little gem!  I had been mulling over an idea for my Doll Quilt Swap quilt, and finally got to it!  Each block is finished at 4″, which means the overall quilt is 16″ x 16″, perfect doll quilt size.

Each block is paper pieced, an often intimidating skill, […]

21 07, 2011

Doll Quilt Plans

By |July 21st, 2011|Doll Quilt Swap, The Sewing Summit|12 Comments

This has been such a full week!  I hope your week has gone well, I was so excited to share the new partnership with BurdaStyle for The Sewing Summit yesterday.  That’s been a work in progress with a number of emails and phone calls to sort details out recently, and now with less than three […]

25 08, 2010

Doll Quilt Swap 9

By |August 25th, 2010|Doll Quilt Swap, finished quilt|28 Comments

Hi there!  I’ve been working behind the scenes here on my challenge for the week – I hope you have gotten started on your challenge too!  Today I am enjoying the last day with my girls, before 1st and 5th grade begins.  How is the summer gone already!?

Over the weekend I received my Doll Quilt […]

7 07, 2010

Dresden Plates Update!

By |July 7th, 2010|Doll Quilt Swap|42 Comments

Just popping in to show you where I’ve gone with the Dresden Plates!  They are laid on top of one another so far – I’m hand stitching them in place, it’s just like stitching a binding in place.I hope you don’t get tired of seeing this project…I’m really happy to be making it for my […]

30 06, 2010

Dresden Plates

By |June 30th, 2010|Doll Quilt Swap|53 Comments

I really thought I needed to get a few more things done today, before sewing up these plates….but the piles were calling to me.  I’ll get to the other stuff here in a few minutes :)What do you think?I LOVE them, but I can’t decide which center plate to use.  I have time though, I […]

29 06, 2010


By |June 29th, 2010|Doll Quilt Swap|14 Comments

In the comments on my last post, I was challenged!In between, “mom” responsibilities, I cut and sewed more than enough dresden plates!  Not that I’m afraid of new york beauties, I just couldn’t get excited for this project about them….these I’m excited about. So Lindsay…What have you been working on?I have a few things on the […]

29 06, 2010


By |June 29th, 2010|Doll Quilt Swap|13 Comments

I have a to do list, including a throw quilt, twin quilt and doll quilt…the trouble seems to be starting! (I have all the fabric, I’ve been focused on the quilt-along so far)  So today I’m going to start on the doll quilt :)  I had been thinking new york beauties, but I’m chickening out […]

10 06, 2010

Doll Quilt Swap 9 Inspiration!

By |June 10th, 2010|Doll Quilt Swap|11 Comments

I’m excited to be in the next round of Doll Quilt Swaps on Flickr!  This is a great swap and so much fun to participate in.  Last weekend I learned that I was included, and this next weekend we should be getting partner information.  This swap is secret, which makes it even more fun – […]

17 09, 2009

Doll Quilt Received!

By |September 17th, 2009|Doll Quilt Swap|24 Comments

I’ve had the best round with Doll Quilt Swap! I love making little quilts for people and of course the payoff is a new quilt for me. For those that don’t know, DQS is a secret swap, you never know who is sending a quilt your way! The fun is watching all […]

4 09, 2009


By |September 4th, 2009|Doll Quilt Swap, sew-n-tell|37 Comments

I’ve been working to finish up my doll quilt all week. It needs to get in the mail Monday! But I think I will admire it until then :)I’ve titled this quilt “Flowers for . . . ” I will have to update you with who the flowers are for once it […]