bee block for Lori Holt. I think it turned out so cute and it went so fast. This Dresden has fewer and fatter wedges, cut using Lori's small "thimble" template. Lori has this Dresden tutorial on her blog.
Even though I haven't sewn much, I did make my first ever handmade bow-ties last weekend for the wedding. I'm kind of proud of how they turned out. I just searched Bow Tie Tutorials on Pinterest, read a bunch of them and then went for it. I may make more of these in my future, because they looked so cute on my guys and weren't nearly as tricky as I'd feared. :)
If, unlike yours truly, your Christmas decor is cleaned up and put away and you're itching to get ready for the next holiday, may I suggest some pieced heart pillows?
My pillows and pattern are featured in the current issue of Quilt It...Today. I snapped a picture of an issue in the wild when I saw it at JoAnn's right before Christmas (and got some interesting looks while doing so), but must have accidentally deleted it from my phone. :( This issue is also available from the Fat Quarter Shop.Lover's Lane Quilt using Tanya Whelen's Valentine Roses fabrics and my Brickyard quilt pattern. Kits are also available!
That will have to suffice for now. More thoughts on goals and plans for 2014 when this wretched cough stops so I can process life again.