Posts in : March 2013 - Color Girl Quilts by Sharon McConnell

  • Mar
    30

    Travel log, plus shop hop


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    what a fantastic week! I have been missing for a few days from this blog because I went to visit my family in Salt Lake City. It was so great to sew and visit quilt shops and just BE with my mom and sister, Emily. (above, that’s me on the right)The boys had fun going […]

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  • Mar
    23

    Twirling Fan Quilt Along: Part 3


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    This is the third installment of the tutorial for creating the “twirling fan” quilt. If you are just tuning in, click here to see the first two steps. I hope you join me! At this point you have made the fan units. 1. Lay the pieced fan unit so that the straight edges line up with […]

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  • Mar
    21

    Navy, Gray, Green: palette play


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    I am totally crushing on this collection of fabrics right now, and plotting a future project: this is (part of) a fat eighth bundle of “Pure” by Stof fabrics. The prints also come in a red color way, which I have separated out because I am going in a different direction. Aren’t these just fabulous?! […]

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  • Mar
    20

    A Pretty Happy Mini Quilt


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    This is a quick little WIP from the past week that is now a finish! I volunteered to teach this as a class in May at the quilt shop, so I thought I better stitch one up to make sure I could do it! The block is pieced with templates. I know the center circle […]

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  • Mar
    17

    A bit of weekend sewing…


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    Quilting on my Mom’s hexi quilt. coming along nicely. hoping to finish this week and get it turned in to the quilt shop for display. I am going to teach this as a class in May. Don’t mind the deconstructed furniture in the back of the photo: that is the makings of a pirate ship. […]

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  • Mar
    16

    Follow on Bloglovin’


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    Follow my blog with Bloglovin Click the link above to continue following this blog once google reader goes away. Thanks for visiting! Sharon

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  • Mar
    15

    All Righty, Then.


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    The winner of the book “Paper Piecing Picnic” that I offered during the blog hop this past week is: Tammy! She said:Oh my I am very interested in paper piecing. What a fabulous book. I would dearly love to wint his giveaway for sure, Thank you for the chance to enter.the patterns for the Village […]

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  • Mar
    12

    NY Beauty Class


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    I am finally getting around to telling you about my NY Beauty class a couple of weeks ago. Judging by the warm reception to my post about paper piecing for the blog hop last week, it sound like there are lots of foundation paper piecing enthusiasts out there. for my class at Quilt Beginnings, we […]

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  • Mar
    09

    Fan Quilt Along Pattern, part 2


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    If you are just tuning in, the first segment of this tutorial is published here. At the end of the first step, you should have fans like the units shown above. Today we will add the center arc shape to complete the fan units. cut arc pieces (gray floral) 1. use the arc template that […]

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  • Mar
    08

    How about a Picnic?


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    It sure doesn’t feel like picnic weather, but one can hope it’s coming soon! For this week’s blog hop with Quilting Gallery, I will say “welcome, so glad you stopped by!” For my giveaway, I wanted to share a gift that says something about me as a quilter: I Love Paper Piecing! Would like to […]

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