Scout {a finished quilt}

Scout {a finished quilt}

Here is Scout…all bound, washed, dried and crinkly :) I showed you the completed top a couple of weeks ago and I decided to use the same Moda Cross Weave fabric that is on the back for binding. I think the jewel tones in this quilt are so pretty (and yes not at all neutral like … Continue reading

Heading South Table Topper {tutorial}

Heading South Table Topper {tutorial}

Welcome to those who are new to Material Girl Quilts and thanks for stopping by!  Today I’m going to share instructions for making this cute Heading South table topper shown in Issue 13 of Love Patchwork & Quilting. If you purchased the magazine and read the instructions for making the Heading South quilt, you will see … Continue reading

W.I.P. Wednesday {9.10.14}

W.I.P. Wednesday {9.10.14}

I have admired the beautiful variations of Modern Maple quilts for a couple of years now and last night I had the “urgent” need to whip up a mini version for our coffee table. It was so much fun to sew together and very satisfying to have a finished top in about 2 hours (that includes … Continue reading

W.I.P. Wednesday {9.3.14}

W.I.P. Wednesday {9.3.14}

Do you remember this pretty fabric stack that I showed you two months ago? It was for a wedding quilt and after I selected these fabrics, the mother of the bride suggested I make a quilt for the young couple using neutrals…uh, well…I kind of had a different plan.  She was super sweet and said … Continue reading

I’m Teaching a Swoon Quilt Class!!

I’m Teaching a Swoon Quilt Class!!

If you’ve been around the quilting world for any length of time, you’ve seen the infamous “Swoon” quilt pattern.  Camille Roskelley is the genius fabric and pattern designer who came up with this quilt.  It’s so good that there is even a Flickr group dedicated to it for people to share their own versions of this gorgeous quilt. … Continue reading