Sunday, January 1, 2023

WIP 2022

2022 Annual Review

New, Completed Projects

Zen Garden - NEW PATTERN - an Island Batik fabric collection and a revision to my original Woven Braid pattern

Floral Flourish - a revision to Dark Room, using a Northcott Fabrics collection - Modern Love/Bliss
Some fabrics still available here. Kits sold out.

January blocks from Stitching Across the Nation Virtual Shop Hop set as 'Snow Flurry' - quilted with Dancing Snowflakes panto. Scrappy binding. Fabrics are Northcott Toscana available here. Backed with White on white flannel available here.

Placemats with Tula Pink True Colors charm pack and some Linework accents. All available here. Modified Tealicious pattern.

Pinktober - Breast Cancer Awareness - Island Batik Positively Pink fabrics

Positive Attitude  - quick download for pattern using 10" square stack and background.

Positive Attitude - Sew Stitchy -- a new fabric collection through Benartex designed by Christa Watson. Watch for an updated pattern!

The Together Quilt from moda Stitch Pink 2021
Pink Flamingo used as binding and in sashings available here. Jelly Rolls of the collection also available.

Two secret commissions be revealed next year.

Hugs and Kisses - Cool Breeze from Free Spirit version - Options
I think I like this first one best, but the dark green is how I originally designed it ...but the fabric is greener vs. just dark from when I saw it digitally. I'm showing these other options from the collection that I have to work with. I won't have enough to do a proper 2" finish, but based on the golden ratio 1 1/4" should work ok. I think I'll use the dark blue for the binding.

Sneak peek at a 3-part pattern coming soon via the Country Register

OLD UFOs - Finished in 2022

AnglePlay Modern design
Basic block in 3 sizes
Ready to take a class? 
I'll be Teaching at Sew Expo - Puyallup in March.
I plan to have patterns and some with kits. 

FINALLY !!! - JOINT PROJECT Inverted Rondure with Nancy Cargo - watch for this to get juried into shows in 2023 and 2024. Pattern here.
Daytona Beach, FL - February 2023!

  • Road trip 2016 -  Home Sweet Home - DONE!!

2007 Alaska Shop Hop - started during my visit to Alaska, after recently meeting my now husband. Lots of contemplation while in Alaska of what might become of this 'meeting'. Nice to get this finished up...even if it took me 15 years.

The back is fun too! Scenes and wildflowers of Alaska.

My design -- customer finishes - This is City Shadows - pattern available.
Using an Island Batik 10" stack and shadow/background fabrics.

Using a Maywood Studio 10" stack and Northcott Toscana shadow/background.

UPDATED PATTERN - City Shadows --  showcasing Northcott's - Shimmer Paradise

Machine Embroidery work
Aprons from Kimberbell My Punny Valentine Event - I had to edit the pockets and just stitch out the trucks and sew the outside pocket part by hand given the size of my hoop.

Designed for the 2022 WSQ Shop Hop - Kit w/Pattern available.
Dancing Waters at Grand Coulee Dam
a take on my Grand Coulee Dam Laser Light Show in a 12" block size
Note set of ombre fabrics for this block yields two blocks!
One block went into the Shop Hop Quilt that was given to the Grand Prize Winner

Customer quilt - Fabrics from KISSed Quilts  - Catitude
I quilted, bound it and added the tabs

In Support of Ukraine - pattern from a Ukrainian designer

My Zoe design -- quilted and finished for a very supportive client.
Fishy Fishy fabric collection -- a few fabrics still available here.

Some style shots of last year quilts ...patterns available. These require AnglePlay templates.

Lace Posies - Pattern - Uses Template A

Mountain Ridges - Pattern -- uses templates from Sets 1, 2 and 5

Island Batik fabric kit available for this AnglePlay template design - Midnight Garden
Uses Set 1 templates

Island Batik fabric kit available for this AnglePlay template design - Double Sparkle
Uses Set 1 templates

WIP - Really Old!

Out of the Darkness - Pam Bono - Center and blocks assembled! Now to make the borders.

OLD LIST, once upon a time was publicly listed as 'next items' but never got started and there are too many piles of fabric destined as possible projects to list here ;-)...ha!:
  • Peace Park
  • Snowflake/blizzard --except that I used some of the snowflakes as inspiration for the Cool Penguin design and in my "Protection from the Storm" several years ago
  • 2007 Shop Hop the Blues - bow ties?
  • 2009 Shop Hop the Blues - fall leaves?

2014 list
  • OWN -  next up is the last large block
Got this big block done this year. It will get trimmed up to its intended size when I'm ready to do the assembly.

  • Lucky Pot of Gold or Ode to Ireland (a Mi Amore shamrock version) applique still to add.
2016 UFOs:
  • Train set - with IB Sea Salt Sandy and some other background -- an IBA challenge that I want to incorporate into something bigger. #Accuquilt dies (rentable in the classroom) were used to cut these.
  • Little cars - with IB Fire Island -- an IBA challenge that I want to incorporate into something bigger. #Accuquilt die (rentable in the classroom) was used to cut these.
  • Umbrellas -- an IBA challenge that I want to incorporate into something bigger. #Accuquilt die (rentable in the classroom) was used to cut these.
  • Raindrops --an IBA challenge that I want to incorporate into something bigger
2017 WIP List
*2017 RxR - On the Go

2018 WIP list
Aves -- I got the fabrics selected and the first block cut out in 2018 ...but that is it.

2019 WIP  - Commissions

Tie quilt - awaiting progress payment from client (ready to quilt)

2021 WIP
1. U.S. Tour blocks - made some more!

2. Five pointed Star templates from Off the Wall Quilt. 
3. Seaside Adventure Quilt-Along ...

Added two more blocks


from 2021
  • One-Block-Wonder (OBW) using a Serendipity Panel into triangles
  • William Morris Spring Honey Bun 
from 2017
  • Lone Star piecing  (2009 class w/Eddie Walker) --thinking about quilting it by hand
from 2016
  • 2016 North Central Washington Shop Hop - Come Fall into Love
  • Labyrinth for Duncan
    from 2015
    • Four Patch Flip- a spring result, but has been sitting there waiting for me to work on it. - now ready to quilt! Finished Piecing - 4/12/18
    • Metro Rings
    from 2014
    • Electric City - a new 1892 Rondure version, stalled in 2015 --most got going in March 2017, still needed to do 3rd round.  3rd round completed May 2018. Borders added October 2018.
    • Baskets - WW Valley Quilt Guild 2006 BOM (pictured years ago! and my quilting designs for it continue to evolve)

    Joint Projects (ready to quilt)

    • Cool Penguin, partly pieced by Julie Tapley - Country Register Pattern Sample  (or add snowflakes?
    • Humpty Dumpty's Wall/Poppy Dance Party/Dogwood Branch  --designed by me; (Humpy Dumpty) pieced by Betty Baerg - INCORPORATED INTO GARDEN PARTY COLLABORATION QUILT

    Joint WIPs:
    • Camouflage Canopy (waiting for tester to return it)
    • Barb Kelton's pieced Emerald
    • Row by Row 2018 Junior version - Piano Keys and made leftovers  -- gave to mom

      Completed: 11 + 1 joint project + 2 commissions
      Started the year (2022) with WIP: 25 + 6 joint projects  
      New WIP in 2022: 2
      Ended 2022 with WIP:  22 + 5 joint projects   (9 are ready to quilt)

      Note: projects for others, I quilted 69.  All were hand guided, some were also bound. Lots of photos at Or check out the 'Quilting Examples' tab on this blog.

      TOTAL: 83 quiltings 

      Still undergoing renovations on our new larger space, I'm hopeful for a move in 2023.