WIP Wednesday: Almost Completed!

WIP Wednesday: Almost Completed!

A brand new website and new adventures! Welcome!

In October I received a stack of blocks made by my late mother-in-law Thelma. There were 44 Maple Leaf blocks in a variety of interesting prints.

leaf pile

I used all but 5 blocks, leaving out the “loudest” of the bunch. All the others were made with floral prints in much more muted tones.

layout 1

I experimented with quilting each block on its own, adding in sashing to connect the blocks and then quilting in the ditch to connect the backing.

Maple Leaf Quilt

I pieced a back with two additional blocks and a light floral print.


I think my M-I-L would like it and be proud that it was finished. All it needs is it’s binding which I have, a nice deep dark green. It will feel good to snuggle under it with my hubby.




Normal, All Squared Up!

Normal, All Squared Up!

The Hands Across the Valley Quilt Guild’s bi-annual quilt show  is fast approaching. I need to get my entry bound and ready for hanging.

Bubble quilting courtesy of Lenny from A Notion to Quilt.


Binding made from fabric designed by Amelia Caruso.