Twin Quilts

It seems like most my friends having kids are getting buy one get one free deals because I have another friend having twins! You can check last years twin quilt post here for another pattern idea. This pattern could be used on its own but it also works well if you want a matching pattern for similar…

Twin/His & Her Blankets

My dear friend is having twin in May and I wanted to make something unique for her boys. I decided to make complimentary ombre blankets. The colors fade into one another and each blanket is complementary but unique just like I’m sure the twins will be. Once I finished and had them laying side by…

Guest Blog- Bee Block Quilt

My lovely Canadian cousin is not only a lawyer, hocking playing mother, runner and more but she is also an amazing quilter. She made us a beautiful wedding quilt and I wanted to share its story here on We Shine Forth. You can find her blog at http://runningthimble.blogspot.ca/ she has some amazing quilting stories, patterns and more…

Baby Quilt and Playpad

It must be baby season! I am working on a few quilts for friends and family. I wanted patterns that would work for either gender and something cuddly for the new babies to snuggle with. The are pretty simple patterns and are good for beginning quilters out there. Baby Quilt Fabric: A mix of 5-12…

Doggie Bed

Pisgah needed a place to lay while in the car and such so I whipped out this quick and easy doggie bed. He is a little monster so I found super ultra-comfy felt fabric from Joanne’s fabrics on sale. I cut out two even pieces of fabric, varies by size of the dog. and then sewed the fabric and…

My first baby quilt

I got this quilt design from a wonderful book called “Quilting for Peace” by Katherine Bell. I made the quilt for a dear friend of mine that is due any day now. I choose a couple of bright, complex prints then added a solid and a calmer print for balance. Finished size: App. 36″x49″ Fabric:…

Blue Ridge Parkway Quilt

For my Dad’s birthday this year I decided to undertake a large quilt project. He has had my first quilt I made on his bed for years and it was made for a twin size bed sitting on his king size bed. So it was time for a change. I haven’t ever made a quilt…

T-Shirt Quilt

My Completed Quilt The back fabric FOUR YEARS ago I set off to make a t-shirt quilts of my own. I was moving out of my college house and had all these t-shirts I never worn but couldn’t imagine tossing. I would work on it then set it down, move cross country, travel the world…