Henry – months 7 & 8

These months are speeding by! I can’t even seem to get photos taken in time, let alone get them up on the blog!

Seven months –

(Lotta Jansdotter quilt)


(Liberty churn dash quilt)

8 months –

(Cotton + Steel split angles quilt)



(ha! so hard to get a real smile out of Hazel!) (Photos of this new quilt coming this week!)

Henry continues to be the funniest, sweetest, easiest baby. He’s easily entertained and finds his siblings, Max especially, to be hilarious. Unlike the other two, who weren’t interested in walking until after they were 1, this guy is dying to walk now. He can crawl, but would so rather spend all day long walking through the house holding my hands. I look forward to seeing how soon he’ll actually start walking on his own!

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august quilt in september


Despite not getting this one completed in August, I’m still calling it the August quilt. I selected these fabrics for Stash Fabrics Design Star fabric bundle club and it went out as August’s bundle to those signed up. I decided to immediately cut mine up and came up with this little design.



I was excited to find that this beautiful Monaluna print contains similar colors and ordered some for the backing. It’s available in both poplin and lawn – I opted for the lawn, as I love how it feels as a quilt back.


I quilted it with offset concentric squares, and am really pleased at how it turned out. I particularly like how the quilting shows up on the backing.


We took a little trip to a local apple orchard this past weekend for some honeycrisp apples, concord grapes and cider donuts (and a quick photo shoot for this quilt!). The kids aren’t so thrilled these days when I suggest a trip to take quilt photos, but luckily they can still be bribed…cider donuts to the rescue!

mmm…cider donuts!


I bound it with a navy sprinkle print which I found in my stash and was the perfect finishing touch.


Hazel’s already claimed this quilt, but was too distracted by the wagon and apples to pose for a photo. Good thing this guy is always ready to jump in front of the camera!


Thanks, Stash Fabrics, for the opportunity to select a fabric bundle! You can no longer purchase this bundle, but there’s still time to sign up for the club — there are many great bundles still to come!


Previous post about this quilt can be found here.
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(some of the) kitchen quilts


Well, the kitchen renovation has been finished for some time now, but these quilts? Not so much. You might remember how Morgan jokingly suggested that I make 200 quilts to pay for our kitchen renovation.


I made 5 tops in fun combinations of Liberty of London and coordinating prints and solids and then ran out of steam. While I love making these quilts, I’m not cut out for making the same thing over and over.


I did finish up these three quilts a while back. The date stamp on these photos tells me that I took them at the end of July and look, I’m only just now getting around to blogging about these quilts.


I actually still need to get decent individual photos of them, so they’re still not ready to be listed for sale, but hopefully soon!



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