Category Archives: Baby Quilts

Inventory 2020 — SALE!

It’s that magical time of year again, when you put on your grubby clothes and shuffle off to the storage area to see what’s out there and how much. I have some new ideas for some great new products this … Continue reading

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Sunbonnet Sue Salvage

I came across this poor girl and she’s unfortunately seen some abuse. Her background was tattered and torn. The fabric under her feet was gone entirely. She’s still a vintage beauty with her embroidered bouquet of flowers, matching hat details … Continue reading

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What to do with Selvages

I’ve posted about this before, and I’ve learned that working with the selvages leftover from your quilt fabrics is a lot of fun. So here are a few quick ideas. Make a pincushion! It doesn’t take very many and can … Continue reading

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Adding Details

Add small details to your quilts. It’s fun and gives them a little surprise. Another, more practical use is to cover up flaws! If you have a stain or a small hole in your quilt, cover it up with some … Continue reading

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What Should I Make Today?

There is nothing like a Sunday morning with a clean slate. I often ask myself what I want to make today. Should I finish an old UFO, or start a new one? Sounds silly, but as quilters, that is what … Continue reading

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Flying Doves — Drunkard’s Path

This is an old-timey favorite block known as the “Drunkard’s Path”. I’ve rearranged the pieces and added an appliqué head, turning them into birds. The lead bird is carrying an olive branch which is why I’ve named this one “Flying … Continue reading

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Upcoming Classes

You may have noticed that there has been a large gap in the timeline of my posts. So where have I been? Well, unfortunately, I’ve been battling cancer. It was bad, horrible really, but I’m on the mend and ready … Continue reading

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Sunflower Baby

This little pattern has been a fan favorite over the years. It’s very simple, yet has that old-timey charm. It can be customized to have freckles, different colored eyes, hair, and even glasses. Make one for each of the children … Continue reading

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Do You Have Leftover Blocks?

Make baby quilts! There are so many quilt patterns out there that can easily be modified to accommodate a single block. Dig through your old patterns and see what you can do. For instance, this leftover block was 12″ square. … Continue reading

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Instant Download Patterns on Etsy

Originally posted on Ashton Publications Quilting Blog:
Etsy.com has a new feature that lets you attach a digital file to the listing. Once the item is purchased, the buyer instantly has access to a .pdf file that they can download…

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