Monday, September 22, 2014

Some Coins

Fall Fabric Stack, Cluck Cluck Sew

I haven’t made a coin quilt since 2008!  It’s the pattern that got me truly stuck on quilting.

Back then I had 1 baby that slept most of the day…now I have 3 big babies and I want to sleep most the day!  Crazy how fast time flies.

Little Helper, Cluck Cluck Sew

Fall Coin Quilt, Cluck Cluck Sew

I went with a semi-fall palette for this one.  I sewed it together randomly without looking at placement at all…and it’s funny how many of the same fabrics ended up right next to each other…oh well.  :)

Fall Coin Quilt at Cluck Cluck Sew

The winner of the Bear Creek Quilting Co. gift certificate is Lori H.  I emailed you Lori so check your inbox!  :)

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Fishing Pillowcases + Bear Creek Giveaway

Fishing Pillow Cases, Cluck Cluck Sew

My boys are obsessed with fishing.  Obsessed might not even be a strong enough word…they spend all of their allowance on fishing lures and organize them daily and ask me 103839 times a day when we can go fishing. Oiy.

So when I stumbled upon this awesome fishing lure fabric at Bear Creek Quilting Co. I snatched it up for pillowcases.

Cluck Cluck Sew Fishing Pillowcases

Fishing Pillowcases, Cluck Cluck Sew Blog

It’s no easy feat to find fishing/outdoorsy fabric…but they have a great selection of prints like this that are hard to find in other shops, plus modern fabric too.

BCQC logo 12192013 for A Quilting Life edited 400px w border

Bear Creek Quilting Company is giving away a $50 gift certificate to their shop….Giveaway Ended Thank You!

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Sophie’s Quilt



This quilt has been sitting on Sophie’s bed for a couple of months and has already been used, loved, and washed during the warm summer.


I backed it with minky fabric, and Kathy quilted it for me with a lovely loose flower pattern so it’s still really soft and hangs nicely.


I machine bound it and labeled it with my super professional (and kind of embarrassing!)labeling method.   I will say that my boys quilts (here and here) that I labeled this way have been washed about a 1000 times and the labels look good as new!


I posted more about this top and the measurements for making the blocks in this post.

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