Flower Wall Hanging

I made this wall hanging for a swap. The theme was flowers. I pondered what to do. I knew I wanted  to do something different. This is what I came up with. I appliquéd the vase on using steam light and then satin stitched the edge. I wanted a plain color for the vase. Now I wish I would of done some fancy stitching on the vase. It seems so blah. I stitched the flowers on and then glued buttons or beads for the center of the flowers. The binding was the inspiration for the project. I had a small amount of this flower fabric. It is modern with big flowers. I pulled the colors of the flowers from the print. The finished wall hanging measures about 24 inches squares. I free motion quilted in the background space with a leaf pattern.

Cardinal Wall Hanging

I made this wall hanging for a swap on My Quilting Buddies. The theme was bird/birdhouse. I found the bird panel on ebay and fell in love with it. I just love cardinals and sunflowers. I so wanted to keep it for myself. I used some multi colored thread to quilt the leaves, around the bird, colander, and the bird house.

I also finished this UFO table runner.

True Blue Log Cabin Quilt Pattern

I wrote the instructions this morning for this quilt. This would make a great lap quilt for someone in the military or a baby quilt.If you can’t download these email me and I can send them to you in a .doc format. holly@fabricmom.com

DOWN LOADABLE: True Blue Log Cabin Quilt Pattern (PDF)

Mini Art Quilt

I made this mini art quilt for a swap on Swap-Bot. The swap was for beginners. I decided to use a fall colors and add a silk flower to it. I’m not sure why, but this has become something I like to do. Maybe because I have a bag full of silk flower cast offs from where I used to work. I was going to make a quilt with them and just haven’t gotten around to it.

The finished quilt is about 6 1/2 inches square. I used black thread to add some detail to the leaves in the nine patch blocks.


Quilting Gallery’s Summertime Mini Quilt Swap

Here is my mini quilt for the Summertime Mini Quilt Swap. My friend Laura showed me a pattern on how to do a stained glass quilt. So I made up my own design. It turned out ok. So imagine you are looking out a stained glass window. This is what you see. LOL.


This is with a flash. The blue batik is a little darker.


No flash here. Here are some close ups of the free motion quilting.And please remember I am new to free motion so be kind. 🙂




I tried to make it look like abstract waves. I used black and blue thread.

Don’t forget to leave me a comment for the 400th give away HERE.

400th Post Give Away


It is hard to believe I have made 400 posts on FabricMom already. Where has the time gone? In honor of this achievement I am having a giveaway. Up for grabs is a mini quilt made by me using the depression block. It is about 12 1/2 inches square. A pincushion made by me and 15 four inch 100% cotton fabric charms in pastel colors.

To enter leave me a comment on this post. You can also blog about my giveaway on your site for an extra entry. Make sure you leave a separate post for this. And one more way is to tweet about my giveaway. So you can have 3 entries. Happy sewing and good luck.

I will draw a name on September 2nd. That is two weeks from today.