My friend has a wonderful family quilt she is repairing. It is 1930’s fabric, and appears to be a version of a Sunbonnet Sue — but we need help identifying this pattern. It appears to be a PIECED version of … Continue reading →
This miniature Sunbonnet Sue — just under 3 inches tall — is one of 12 that will be adorning a miniature quilt soon. It will be 18″ x 22.5″ — a perfect size (I think) for an 18″ doll to … Continue reading →
I seriously have the best job in the world! I get to help first-time quilters like Bobbi D. complete quilts like this one — AND then send the quilt to a sick child in the hospital. I get to create … Continue reading →
Is there anything quite as satisfying as completing a long-term project and being pleased with the results? Here it is, at long last — the Sunbonnet Sue quilt I have been working on for several months. Scalloped binding and all! … Continue reading →
Had the idea to make a miniature quilt with Sunbonnet Sue — so I reduced the pattern. Then, because my machine is in for cleaning (which is excruciating!!!), I asked my good friend Trudy to stitch it out to see … Continue reading →
This is a “current” version of Sunbonnet Sue, one that I did on my embroidery machine from a purchased design. It’s nice. But it doesn’t quite evoke the same feeling as the vintage blocks I have. I think it’s because … Continue reading →
One way to get a good night’s sleep is to go to bed thinking about quilting projects to do tomorrow! I believe I will put the “first formal party” quilt on the frame, and begin the lay-out for a Sunbonnet Sue quilt, made from antique squares I picked up at the Ennis Auction House. What will you be working on tomorrow?