Seeing Red Quilt & Matching Doll Quilts

Latifah Finished Projects, LA Modern Quilt Guid, Modern Quilt, Quilts 8 Comments

Three facts: I started this quilt long, long ago on the first ever LA Modern Quilt Guild retreat. I promised it to a friend shortly thereafter. I’m very bad at finishing and gifting quilts. Very bad. This quilt was my first time working on the technique for Half Rectangle Triangles (HRT’s) that I wrote up for the Modern Quilt Guild …

Shhh. . . Baby Quilt and Ball

Latifah Baby Quilts, Finished Projects, LA Modern Quilt Guid, Modern Baby Gifts, Quilts 8 Comments

OK. This will be one of the many quilts that I’ll be posting about that I’ve made in the last year or so. This one was a quickie. Well, sorta. Last year the LA Modern Quilt Guild was lucky enough to host Elizabeth Hartman of the blog Oh, Fransson! I don’t take many classes but, wanted to take one with …

Shopping List Tote Bag

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You may have seen the grocery bag and produce bags I made for the LAMQG Tote Swap. Well, look what I got during the swap! Total SCORE! It was made by the fabulous Lori L the Secretary of the LAMQG and a very good friend. I realized I hadn’t shared any pictures and wanted to do so before it got …

Life before the MQG. . .

Latifah Finished Projects, LA Modern Quilt Guid, Modern Quilt Guild, Swap 15 Comments

Sometimes, I sit and try to remember what my life was like before the Modern Quilt Guild. It’s only been 2, almost 3 years since we started the LA chapter but, it is such a part of my life that it seems like it’s always been there. Good friends, great outings, weekends away, shoulders to cry on, laughing till it …

Mini Quilts – Jagged Little Pill

Latifah Circle Quilts, Finished Projects, LA Modern Quilt Guid, Mini Quilts, Quilts, Solid Quilts 10 Comments

This is a project that was finished last year – like six months ago – that I never posted! It was made for the LAMQG Mini Quilt Swap. It was a random swap so everyone that brought a mini quilt pulled a wrapped package from the table. My little quilt was pulled by Kelli and guess who’s quilt I pulled? …

Going Potholder Crazy!

Latifah Finished Projects, Giveaway, LA Modern Quilt Guid 4 Comments

The Los Angeles Modern Quilt Guild had a potholder swap for our December Holiday Gift Exchange. At first I wasn’t extremely excited but, when it came down to it I had an absolute blast. There was a problem though. We had to design ONE potholder. One potholder? Are you serious? That was excruciating for me! So, instead of one, I …