So, my son has requested a weighted blanket. I was sure I could make one as it was infinitely easier than many other projects I’ve taken on. Supplies. Beads for Filling – https://www.ebay.com/itm/20-lbs-Plastic-Poly-Pellets-Cornhole-Bags-Filler-Shooting-Rest-Heavy-White-/322331471754?hash=item4b0c73ef8a Fabric – Two, 100% twin sheets Thread – 100% cotton, Aurafil 50 wt Time – Estimated at 2 days, actually took weeks. I… Read More Weighted Blanket Tips
Here is the finished quilt. Many of the blocks have handwork details added, while other are simply quilted. I love the finish and the baby boy who received this is now old enough to love to suck on all the shapes.
After completing several Wendy Gratz patterns, I’m really am enjoying the applique process. A coworker is expecting a baby and I wanted to use a reptile in the design. I wandered around on the web and found the Turtle Tale block in Animal Parade 2: Charming Applique Quilts for Babies by Cheri Leffler. I love the… Read More Merging Patterns – Turtle Heyday
I edited this on 7/15/2018 after a few questions… As the Arctic blast hits New England, I realized that we did not have enough warm head wear for the crazy cold weather. So, I found a wonderful tutorial on Olive Leaf Journal (https://oliveleafjournal.com/2014/01/13/fleece-hood-and-balaclava/). This is everything…a hood, a face shield and a scarf…with no long… Read More Fighting the Cold
Shiny Happy Worlds Peekaboo Bears pattern… Read More ShinyHappyWorld – Peekaboo Bears