Plenum Quilt Review

Recently I got to play with some super fun fabrics from Art Gallery Fabrics.  They have put together some fabrics into combinations called Color Master boxes.  They come in super cute little boxes of either fat quarter or half yard cuts of each fabric.  Before Quilt market, Art Gallery Fabrics asked me if I would putContinue reading “Plenum Quilt Review”

Asian Inspired Baby Quilt {My Sister’s Quilts #11-13!}

If this is the first time you’re seeing this series, My Sister’s Quilts is the mini quilting memoirs of my sister who is a fantastic quilter and has made baby quilts for each of her 17 nieces and nephews.  Today she’s showing you an Asian inspired baby quilt. O’s quilt was made in assembly lineContinue reading “Asian Inspired Baby Quilt {My Sister’s Quilts #11-13!}”

Pixelated Heart Baby Quilt

Inspired by her Aunt Fessy’s baby quilt series, Annie wanted to make something for the new baby “all by myself!”  At 8 years old and with one quilt already under her belt plus quite a bit of other sewing, we decided she could easily handle this pixelated heart baby quilt project.  Here’s Annie to tellContinue reading “Pixelated Heart Baby Quilt”

Baby Quilt #2 {My Sister’s Quilts}

This is the second entry in a series about baby quilts made by Aunt Sarah for her 15 nieces and nephews.  We talked her into sharing each one here on Skirt Fixation.  The next one in line is for “Kalvin” my second child and oldest son.  This is the same son for whom I sewContinue reading “Baby Quilt #2 {My Sister’s Quilts}”

The Snowball and Nine Patch Quilt Compromise

Last winter, Annie and I started making a quilt.  She decided what colors she wanted, we chose the snowball and nine patch pattern together, and went through the stash for purple and yellow fabrics. We talked about the size (she wanted it really big) and I went through all the math.  She stuck by myContinue reading “The Snowball and Nine Patch Quilt Compromise”

Sew My Stash 2015 Mini Quilt Swap

  I participated in another swap on Instagram.   (Do you follow us on Instagram?)  This time it was for Sew My Stash 2015 Mini Quilt Swap.  The major rule for this swap was to use 75% or more fabrics from your fabric stash.  I’m pleased to have used 100% materials from my stash. I’mContinue reading “Sew My Stash 2015 Mini Quilt Swap”

Cotton and Steel Mini Quilt Swap

We participated in another Instagram swap called the Cotton and Steel Mini Quilt Swap.  For this swap, everyone was required to make a mini quilt, defined as a quilt with the sides measuring between 18 and 24 inches.  We’ve made quilts before, and have several in progress, but this was a first on making aContinue reading “Cotton and Steel Mini Quilt Swap”

A Quilt for Project Linus

A while back we answered the call to make a quilt for Project Linus. Pat Bravo, who founded Art Gallery Fabrics, offered free fabric scraps to anyone who would make a quilt for Project Linus. Who are we to resist free fabric?We have a Pinterst board where we collect quilts that inspire us. One quiltContinue reading “A Quilt for Project Linus”

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