Wednesday, March 2, 2011

A new use for baby gates

What is it about fabric lying on the floor that draws all the attention of little furry felines?

As I was sitting at the dining room table, sewing together the blocks I so carefully laid out, my curious cats were eying the fabric laid out on the floor. And scheming. Yes, scheming.

One of them decides to go for it. He runs across the room, and before I know what is happening, stops and skids directly on the fabric squares. The squares fly everywhere! I scream! I shout! "Argh!"

Thank goodness I took a picture of the layout before the above scene happened.

Enter the baby gates - now called cat quilt gates in my household. We can now live happily together.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Quilting for baby

Quilting for baby, originally uploaded by CreativeReveries.

I finally decided on a quilt design for Baby D. Yes, I'm still on a half-square triangle kick. I think I will actually finish this one in a timely manner though! I'm hoping to finish it soon, because I have a gazillion other quilts and items I'd like to make for baby when I'm done with this one.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Twenty weeks

Twenty weeks, originally uploaded by CreativeReveries.

There's a little work in progress that 's going on behind the scenes over here. Twenty weeks down, twenty to go...and it's a girl!

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Wonderland Baby Quilt

My good friends, Ali and Chris, had a baby girl in early November. Everyone was so excited to welcome their baby, Sophie. Somehow I managed to finish making her a baby quilt just in time for Ali's shower.

I used two charm packs of Wonderland fabric by Momo for the top and some Anna Maria Horner Garden Party dots for the backing. The Wonderland fabric is one of my favorite fabric lines. Sadly it seems hard to find now. Luckily, I bought two more charm packs of this fabric before they stopped making it and so you might just see another one of these quilts sometime soon.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011


Unsure, originally uploaded by CreativeReveries.

I'm trying my hand at half square triangles, but I'm not sure I like the result so far. Are my squares too big (they will be 4 inches by the time they are sewn together)? Do I need more prints? I think I might. Perhaps it is too early to judge.