Monthly Archives: August 2010

More Quilts – QOV and Baby

This was originally posted on October 20, 2007 at Suture for a Living.    This past week I mailed off two more QOV quilt tops to someone who will do the actual quilting. The first one pictured is a square-in-a-square … Continue reading

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Flying Geese Variation

This was originally posted on October 6, 2007 at Suture for a Living.   I found this Flying Geese Variation (FGV)use the blocks I received from Kate. Kate has a weekly give-a-way, and makes lovely quilts. The link for this … Continue reading

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Thronebeary Baby Quilt

This quilt was made in early 1987 for my sister Cathy when she was pregnant with her first baby.  The name of the quilt is a play on her (then) last name – Throneberry. When I made the quilt, she … Continue reading

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Grandbaby Quilt

This was originally posted on September 27, 2007 at Suture for a Living.   A nurse I work with has been admiring the quilts I have given several new mothers for their babies. As I didn’t know her when she … Continue reading

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Shrugs for My Niece

This was originally posted on September 12, 2007 at Suture for a Living. My eleven year old niece who lives near has decided to take part in Cotillion. She will learn manners and proper social behavior in the context of … Continue reading

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Knitting for Noggins

The photos are from two posts from Suture for a Livings archives (here and here).   Our local children‘s hospital continues to participate in the Knitting for Noggins campaign. During the winter, the hospital gives a hat to each patient leaving … Continue reading

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Happy – my 3rd Fabric Postcard

The first fabric postcard I ever made I sent to Intueri.   Since then I have made two more.  The second one I made in July and called “Toes in the Water.”  I sent it to a friend for her birthday. … Continue reading

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Ben’s Toad Suck Daze Quilt

Conway, Arkansas has had a festival called Toad Suck Daze since 1983. For years I collected T-shirts as I loved the toad (don’t call them frogs) graphics. I finally quit collecting and wearing them, but couldn’t bring myself to just … Continue reading

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Trapunto Quilting

This was originally posted on August 29, 2007 at Suture for a Living. Trapunto is a whole cloth quilting technique which produces a raised surface on the quilt. Trapunto patterns consist of vines, leaves, grapes, cherries, etc. Photo credit–Karen McTavish … Continue reading

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Gloria’s Baby’s Quilt

This was originally posted over at Suture for a Living on August 19, 2007.   Here is a baby quilt I finished recently using scraps and “orphan” blocks/squares left over from other quilts. It is for one of the CRNA’s … Continue reading

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