Category Archives: What’s In My Hoop?

What I am working on or conceptualizing?

Loving My New Quilting Frame

I discovered the Ulmer Quilting frame years ago in a quilt shop in Mississippi. I was impressed with the size and the fact that you could easily fold it up and store it.  This remained on my ‘to-buy’ list for … Continue reading

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Alaskan Midnight Garden Block #20

I can see the light at the end of the tunnel now that I only have five blocks remaining to appliqué. Yay! This is Alaskan Midnight Garden Block #20.

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Alaskan Midnight Garden Block #19

I think I am pretty brave to show you close-ups of the imperfections in my appliqué. LOL. One of things I love about quilting, however, is that once the blocks are all together, imperfections seem to disappear. This is Alaskan … Continue reading

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Alaskan Midnight Garden #18

Here is block #18 of Alaskan Midnight Garden. The yellow bird makes me happy.

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Choose to Bloom

  I have been working on Choose to Bloom for over a year now. I finished the last inner border panel. All that is left is a vine outside border. I have no idea how this quilt is going to … Continue reading

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Alaskan Midnight Garden Block # 17

The journey continues.  Here is Block #17 of Alaskan Midnight Garden.

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Alaskan Midnight Garden Block # 16

After a short break, I am working on the blocks for Alaskan Midnight Garden. This quilt has 25 appliqué blocks, and I am doing them  by needle turn appliqué. They say quilting is a journey.  I agree. I started this … Continue reading

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Choose to Bloom

  The top inner border of Choose to Bloom was a lot easier than the two side borders because the house block in the center takes up a lot of space. This is the top inner border of Choose to … Continue reading

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Choose to Bloom

Some people say the border makes the quilt. I am inclined to agree as I struggle to finish Choose to Bloom. Last month I shared the left inner border of Choose to Bloom. Here is the right inner border.

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Choose to Bloom

My quilt Choose to Bloom has been quite a journey. I hope you enjoyed seeing the 13 blocks that I previously posted. Now I am working on the inner borders. There are four of them, and each one is 48 … Continue reading

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