52 Charity Quilts in 52 Weeks - September

Sunday, September 30, 2018

This month, I added binding to five charity baby quilts. It feels so good to move some quilts from the WIP pile to the DONE pile!

Debbie Mumm charity quilts

I'm making 52 quilts for charity this year. You can read more about my plan on this post. I recap my sewing progress on the last day of each month, and host a linky party where you can link up any charity sewing you've done too!

Seeing Stars

Saturday, September 29, 2018

The theme of this month's Island Batik ambassador challenge was "Starstruck." I've been arguing with myself all month about what to make. The rational half of me kept reminding me that I just had a baby three weeks ago and my sewing time has been limited so I should make something small and easy. But the irrational half of me got an idea months ago and hasn't stopped thinking about it since.

True to my pi nature, the irrational self won.

Spirograph quilt using Island Batik fabrics and Aurifil thread

Spooked Geese in Quilty Magazine!

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

I have several secret sewing projects from earlier this year that I can finally share with you! First up is "Spooked Geese" - a Halloween quilt in the September/October issue of Quilty Magazine!

Modern Halloween flying geese quilt in Quilty magazine

Won't you be my neighbor?

Monday, September 24, 2018

When we moved into our new house a couple months ago, I was surprised to see that the neighbors on both sides of us were also expecting! All three of us have had our babies now - and all three are boys!

A police themed baby quilt

If you remember, I made this quilt for one neighbor. The second neighbor had her baby a few weeks ago, and I was able to gift a quilt to her over the weekend.

It's a boy!

Friday, September 21, 2018

For those of you that have been waiting to hear the news - it's a boy!

My sewing time has been a bit scarce the past couple weeks as we welcomed baby boy #3 to our tribe!

Baby quilt using Blithe fabrics by Art Gallery Fabrics

Great Outdoors Blog Hop with Island Batik

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Welcome to the Great Outdoors Blog Hop with Island Batik! The Island Batik Ambassadors are showing you all the newest fabric collections from Island Batik! (And there are TONS of giveaways too!!)

Open weaving circle quilt using Island Batik fabrics

Hobbs Batting Challenge

Saturday, September 1, 2018

As the time nears for baby #3 to be born, I'm working very hard to clear my plate of deadlines and things I want to finish before I'm at the beck and call of a newborn. I have mostly been good about saying no to things that land close to the due date (I'm almost 38 weeks, so any day now!). However, when a friend shared her entry in the Hobbs Batting challenge a week ago, I really wanted to join in on the fun!

Modern mini quilt using Kona solids, Aurifil thread, Hobbs Batting, and reverse applique