Starting a Wagon Wheel Quilt

  Starting a quilt is one of my favourite parts of the whole quilt making process. This quilt is particularly fun to start, the fabric choices have been made, there’s just the cutting and piecing to focus on. I’m using template plastic to mark the fabric and scissors to cut each piece out. It sounds […]

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Blogger’s Quilt Festival Entry
Sugar Loaf Quilt

I’m so good at leaving things to the last moment! Here’s my last moment entry to the Blogger’s Quilt Festival hosted by Amy from Amy’s Creative Side. I’m entering my Sugar Loaf Pillow in the mini-quilt category.  Since I last blogged about this pillow, it’s been received by Sami, my partner in the Great Pillow Fight Swap. The idea for […]

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A drunkard’s path pillow
A drunkards path quilt

The X-Factor pillow swap run by Tiina (Cottilello on Flickr) is one of my favourite swaps. This swap works differently from any other swap I’ve taken part in. First of all, each round has a theme. The latest round was all about the drunkard’s path block. The other twist is that partners are not assigned until […]

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Marsala: 2015 Pantone Quilt Challenge
Raspberry Kiss Quilt

I finished my Marsala Quilt for the Pantone 2015 Quilt Challenge! I seriously did not think I would! It wasn’t an easy process and the quilt turned out nothing like my original plan. My first problem in making this quilt was that I didn’t have any Marsala fabrics. No problem, I thought, I’d pick some up on my trip […]

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A Pirate Quilt
Penny Patch Quilt

My daughter’s Penny Patch quilt is finished. Actually it was finished a few months back, I’m just now getting around to blogging about it. Luckily I took some photos back when it was finished so you can see how it looked before it was dragged around for a few months. I made this quilt as part of the Penny Patch Quilt Along […]

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A Quilt for Penny
Courthouse Steps quilt by WSQ

Back in January when I wrote my first quarter Finish Along goals, I optimistically thought I might be able to finish up four of my current WIPs this quarter. I’ve made no progress at all on three of those projects but I did achieve one my of goals, it was the one project that I really wanted to finish so I’m happy […]

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Sugar Loaf Pillow
Sugar Loaf Quilt by Wooden Spoon Quilts

I’ve been back from Quiltcon for just over a month and while I’ve been quiet here on the blog, I’ve been busy catching up on my sewing commitments. One of those commitments was the Great Pillow Fight Swap. I had an idea for a little paper pieced triangle block but I wasn’t sure which way to go with colours. […]

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Courthouse Steps Love

My obsession with Courthouse Steps blocks started a while back after I saw this quilt by Melissa and this quilt by Audrie from Blue is Bleu. I really wanted to try this pattern! The Sewing Room Swap last February gave me the excuse I needed, my lovely partner, Carmen, had a Courthouse Steps Pillow in her inspiration mosaic […]

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Three Christmas Pillows
Gift Wrapped by Wooden Spoon Quilts

I had so much fun making my Great Pillow Fight Swap pillow recently that I carried on and made two more pillows using the same block design. I’ve been patiently waiting for all three pillows to arrive at their new homes so that I could share them here. This is the original version, made for Debbie in the Great […]

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A small boy’s quilt
July Stars quilt by Wooden Spoon Quilts

A few weeks back I dragged my small boy’s July Stars quilt off his bed and outside for a photo shoot. I finished this quilt a year ago. When I finished it, I wasn’t sure I really liked it, but seeing my small boy tucked up with it every night this last year has completely changed my mind. What was I […]

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