Blue and White Tea Quilt

Quilt throw

Machine quilted cotton

I have made a few quilts over the years and I thought I would share some. This Blue and White Tea quilt my sister and I made for a family member. This person likes tea, blue and white china and a splash of bright color here-and-there. At the fabric store we picked out all the blues that would go with a tea cup and pot fabric.

This quilt is constructed of squares and occasional four triangles making up a square. To give it a slightly formal touch we made the edging and binding out of a simple stripe.

Fairisle Double-knit Skirt

This skirt is made using New Look sewing pattern 6492, view B. The fabric used is a visc/poly, yarn-dyed double-knit from France that I bought from Emma One Sock. Great fabric to work with. Very comfortable. Perfect drape. I am going to make more of this pattern. The simple cut really shows off the fabric. #emmaonesock


So Comfy Sweater

When the season turned cold I made this roomy sweater of a visc/poly from France. The Fabric, fair isle in style, is a yarn-dyed double-knit. The back side is a tweedy stripe that makes for an interesting accent. This sweater is so comfy – I just love it. This fabric can fuzz and pill so I have chosen to make it a dry clean item.