Category: rag quilt

Quilts and a covered bridge

Paul and I went on a day trip to Sandy Creek Covered Bridge just south of St. Louis.Β  I took a few of my quilts to get some pictures near the bridge.Β  We both took pictures, but I like his better. πŸ˜€ So, thank you, babe!Β  It was a very pretty October day, sunshine and cool breezes. The trees really weren’t showing their color much, but it was still a pretty day to go.Β  You can find all of these quilts in my Etsy shop.Β  Click on the links to see more about them.

Christmas quilt

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Baltimore Album quilt

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Vintage Look Americana quilt

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floral rag quilt

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Busy, busy!

Well, it’s been a busy few days since I wrote the last time. I’m hoping to get a few more quilts and totes in my shop before the Christmas season starts up. Just finished a Christmas lap quilt and should have pictures and a listing in a day or two. And there’s a queen size quilt in the dryer right now. πŸ™‚ I can’t wait to see how it turns out! The fabrics I used have a shabby floral look in pinks, ecrus, and taupe. So pretty!Β  Now, I’m excited to start a custom order in a couple of days. It’s for two window seat rag quilts. I think the fabrics that the customer picked out are going to be very nice for her husband’s office.Β 

Christmas lap quilt squares

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clipping seams on shabby floral quilt

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custom order fabrics

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Moda double chocolat rag quilt

Just finished listing this quilt in my etsy shop.Β  A sewing friend asked me what fabrics I used.Β  They are from the Moda 3 Sisters Double Chocolat collection.Β  I checked and they are out of print now. πŸ˜₯Β  I probably have enough to make one or two more quilts.Β  I sure wish designers would bring back some of these beautiful fabrics. I’d be first in line to buy them. I have my eye on this collection and a blue and white collection that I used a few years ago. I should have bought much more, but I didn’t realize how popular they would be.Β  You can find this pretty quilt here.Β  Let me know if you are interested in a different size and I can check to see if I have enough.bluebrownmodaquilt2

Pretty patchwork tote

Here’s the finished patchwork tote and it’s just been listed in my shop.Β  I have sooo many extra 5″ fabric squares that have just been sitting in a rubbermaid box. I pulled 9 different prints and used them in this patchwork rag quilt tote.Β  I tried to keep the prints in the same color families.Β  I think it turned out pretty.Β  Just 1000+ squares to go! 😯 

aqua and pink patchwork tote

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**** Shop Sale **** 10% off everything ****

Everything in my shop will be 10% off starting at noon CDT today and running through Friday. If you’ve had your eye on a tote or quilt, this would be a great time to order. Included are made to order items in my shop. Sale prices will be in the listing. Custom orders and layaway are not included.

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Latest listings and new start

Here are my three newest listings, two baby rag quilts and a tote…..please click on the picture to go to the etsy listing.

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I started this rag quilt tote yesterday. When I cut out fabric for a tote, I end up with lots of extra 5″ squares.Β  Paul suggested I start taking those squares and putting them together in a patchwork quilt look.Β  So, I grabbed a few different prints and started this one.Β  I think it’s going to be really pretty.Β  It will make a great tote for next spring and summer.Β 

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Custom orders

I’ve added a page here on my website for custom orders – fabrics for custom orders.Β  You’ll be able to pick out fabrics that you’d like me to use in a rag quilt or a tote.Β  Just let me know the number of the picture when you message me.Β  We can talk about all the specifics (size, price, finish date) and I can set up a listing on Etsy and get started making a special quilt or tote just for you.Β  Here are some pictures of just a few of the custom orders I’ve made.