Tag Archives: grandma’s flower garden

Quilting Work-in-Progress WIP Projects ~ 4 February 2013

After moving to the east side of Sparks (from west side of Reno) to a smaller but sunnier condo, I’ve finally unpacked most of my quilting supplies and fabrics. Set up a small part of the second bedroom with my … Continue reading

Posted in Quilts, Sewing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

English Paper Piecing my Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt – How To

I’ve had a few people asking how I’ve been putting my batik Grandma’s Flower Garden quilt together…so here’s how I’m doing it! I found a 1″ Hexagon pattern HERE…at moxyideas. I printed them out on card stock that I bought … Continue reading

Posted in Quilts, Sewing | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Rambling Monday ~ 24 October 2011

Wow…it’s been a week since I posted anything. Friday night, while my husband had boxing on, I prepped a lot of hexies so I can start making flowers again. Spent Saturday up in Virginia City and then at Bowers Mansion. … Continue reading

Posted in canning, food, Nevada, Photography, Quilts, recipes, Sewing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Start of a Batik Grandma’s Flower Garden quilt

Not sure how big I’m going to get this…it’s now 12″x18″ in size. I find I like hand-stitching these guys using the English Paper Piecing method…until my CT kicks in and my hand goes numb. LOL! I thought I was … Continue reading

Posted in Quilts, Sewing | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Ok…I’m addicted to Hexagons

Hi…my name is Michelle, and I’m addicted to hexagons. Boy! It sure didn’t take long either! I took to hexies faster than to a Hostess Ding Dong! :) I cut out 2.5″ squares of some 1930′s repo fabric that I … Continue reading

Posted in Quilts, Sewing | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ circa 1930′s

I walk into Tanner’s Fleamarket and Antiques yesterday and fondled a full-size 1930′ish Grandma’s Flower Garden quilt that had a $100 tag on it. So I petted it some more and got a business card from the vendor…who happened to … Continue reading

Posted in Quilts | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Monday’s Ramblings ~ quilts, weather, idiot drivers…

Just some rambles today…my head hurts after a little road rage this morning coming into work. First off…to the idiot male in the small green Ford pickup with a shell that ran me off of the road (cutting me off … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, cats, Life in General, Nevada, Photography, Quilts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments