Modern Quilts ~ Traditional Inspiration

In my post on March 6, 2012, I mentioned that Denyse Schmidt had a new book coming out.  Well it is out and I got it! If you love traditional quilt patterns (and I do) with a modern take relative to the color scheme and fabric selection, you will love this book.  Usually when I get… Read More



A little of this, a little of that

I forgot to mention in my post yesterday that my Denyse Schmidt Flea Market Fancy fabric arrived yesterday from Quilthome.com.  I love it!  I got ½ yard cuts of each.  I can’t wait to make a quilt with these.  Although, I still have lots of WIPs to finish first.  My mission for this year – finish… Read More





Gainesville Modern Quilters

I attended the Gainesville Modern Quilt Guild meeting last night.  This is a great group!  We had a nice time visiting, sharing and learning.  We are so lucky to have Vanessa Wilson of Crafty Gemini as our organizer.  She is so enthusiastic and it is infectious.  The hour and a half went by so quickly. … Read More


Flea Market Fancy

I haven’t shared with you the recent additions to my stash. I am really into retro fabrics at the moment.  Boy, how my tastes change!  While at JoAnn’s getting twill tape for my ironing board cover I decided to see if I could find the Denyse Schmidt fabric that I was hearing so much about.  As you can see,… Read More


Honorable Mention-Bookmark/Pageholder

Well … the Moda Bake Shop Sliced competition audition finalists were announced last night.  I was not one of the finalists, but I did get an honorable mention for my bookmark/page holder project.  My main goal was to get noticed and create some interest for my blog and I think I did that. Truth be told, some of… Read More