First Time Pattern Testing – Teddies Quilt

A few months ago Felice from Sew Scatterbrained put out a call for pattern testers on Instagram for this adorable Teddies quilt. I knew I would never be able to finish an entire quilt, especially not before her deadline, but I did offer to do a pillow. I assumed Evie would pick pink but she surprised me by wanting her pillow to be purple. She picked out some fabrics and I did end up nixing one of her fabric choices and urging her to go towards another one that was a similar purple. When I first opened the pattern I felt like I was in over my head and ... Read More

Controlled Chaos Quilt Along

Wendi from Shiny Happy World posted about a quilt along and I was immediately on board. A quilt has been on my list of things I want to do for months, and I was always overwhelmed by where to start. There are so many fantastic quilt designs and patterns, but they all seem very intimidating. But the idea of doing one quilt block a week seems much more attainable. I had never used a rotary cutter before, I just cut my hexagon fabric by hand because precision isn't super important. I was pleasantly surprised with the rotary cutter, I got the hang of it and was able to ... Read More