Quilt for Maks

quilt for Maks back flannel-featured

In November I got the quilting bug out of the blue. I started making quarter square triangle blocks for a new king-sized quilt project. And quickly realized that a king-sized quilt was going to be a loooooong haul. A smaller project would let me finishing something much sooner and feel that satisfaction of a finished… Continue reading Quilt for Maks

Fat quarter pet bed

pet bed made with the Fat Quarter Floor Tuffet sewing pattern

I thought for my upcoming sewing class at the local quilt shop it would be fun to do a pet bed. There were a few pet bed sewing patterns to choose from but I became fixated on the idea of a simple oversized floor cushion. And since I love piecing (more so than quilting) the Fat Quarter Floor Tuffet… Continue reading Fat quarter pet bed

Dog walking bag sample for upcoming workshop

dog walking bag in bright blue with arrow pattern

I had so much fun sewing these samples for my upcoming sewing class at the local quilt shop! There's just enough variety (a little quilting, some fusible fleece, little pockets) to make it interesting, but it's not a complicated project with a million fussy pieces. The first one I made was in a natural linen blend… Continue reading Dog walking bag sample for upcoming workshop

Dog treat pouch

dog treat pouches

In the spirit of the holiday season, I decided that the peanut butter cookies and chicken-flavored biscuits I've been making for our little canine buddies needed something more unique and reusable as gift bags than store-bought plastic bags. These drawstring pouches are handmade and can be used to refill with treats or whatever doggie-related gizmo the recipient would like.… Continue reading Dog treat pouch