A little hand embroidery

A little hand embroidery

Wow…I can’t believe it’s been almost a month since I’ve blogged!  It’s funny how sometimes life just takes over and you can’t find the time (or energy) to accomplish all you set out to do.  Well, in the last month I have done some sewing, but I also took a wonderful vacation with my family … Continue reading

Succulents Shelf {a finished quilt!}

Succulents Shelf {a finished quilt!}

My dear friend, Heather Givans, of Crimson Tate has her very own fabric line being launched at Quilt Market this month.  How exciting is that?!  This is the first (of most likely many) fabric lines for Heather and I think she knocked it out of the park.  Below are a number of the prints from her line … Continue reading

Around the World Blog Hop

If you follow many other quilting blogs, you may have been noticing some posts mentioning an “around the world” blog hop.  I’ve seen a number myself and have enjoyed learning a bit more about each of my online quilting “friends”.  :)  I was invited to join this fun blog hop by my “real life” quilting … Continue reading

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