Houndstooth Quilt

ChristyNeedlecrafts, Sewing7 Comments

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Quilting–as in, making a whole blanket-sized quilt from start to finish–has always been one of those pie-in-the-sky goals that I never actually thought I’d accomplish. Let’s be honest, the reason I got into making cards was because they’re something you can start and finish in an afternoon. My completion rate [read more…]

Advent Calendar Quilt

ChristyNeedlecrafts, Sewing1 Comment

The votes are in, and not only am I going to be an official crafter on So You Think You’re Crafty’s January season, my project received the most votes! Thank you to all of you who visited the site and voted. I hope you’ll all become avid followers come January, [read more…]

Scrappy Trivet and Coasters

ChristyNeedlecrafts, Sewing1 Comment

I have to be honest, this project was a whole lot more fun to start than it has been to finish. It’s really fun to start, though. Like, really fun. All you need are strips of fabric and batting 2.5 inches wide. Then you fold them into quarters and sew [read more…]

Quilted Placemats

ChristyNeedlecrafts, Sewing4 Comments

Hi from South Dakota! We left the house at 3:30 am yesterday (I had finished packing at 1:30) and landed in Sioux Falls at a little after noon. Then it was just a 2 hour drive to Springfield. Allie’s great grandparents adore her, and she was a big hit today [read more…]