Sunday, February 26, 2012

New Murphy Bags and iPad Cases

I've been busy making bags! 

iPad case

I made these little cosmetic bags for Paige's teachers for Christmas.

iPad case

this one is for Paige


I've also been working on my Winging It quilt - it needs to be done for my guilds quilt show. I'm loving working on my Fiberactions Challenge quilt. The challenge was to make it monochromatic, and as you can see from my choice of fabrics in bags, this is a CHALLENGE! 

Friday, February 10, 2012

Consciously Quilting

16" x 12"

I made a quilt for the The House Quilt Project founded by Jamie Fingal. The quilts are hung in homes built for Wounded Warriors. What a privilege it was! 

 I loved digging into my fabrics to find just the right fabric for each element.

These two quilts made from his shirts are for a new widow. She had given away a lot of his things but she had enough to make two lap quilts. We included all of his pockets. 

This one is made from all cotton knit shirts and his light blue cotton bathrobe. She wanted this one for their summer home on the cape. I used a lighthouse fabric on the back. 

While I was working on these projects I tried to stay conscious of who they were for, and what they would mean to someone else. It's satisfying work.