Author Archives: nurseknits

Turning Twenty Shirts into a Quilt

I am the last quilter to the turning twenty pattern party, I know. Its been around so long I couldn’t even find the book. But here are twenty shirts 17 men’s 3 women’s made into those big blocks. I’ve never made such a light colored quilt before. Of course it is just a top. I am twenty or more tops behind on quilting. Needs ironing too. I don’t iron them before I store them because I have to iron them when I get them out. Definitely a fast top to make!



Puppet obsession

I’ve worked out a pattern based on but not I denticle to the puppet I made in class. Now that I am making them I have to figure out what the hell to do with them. I just get more and more eccentric don’t i

Improved in orange and grey


This was fun. I used a charm pack to makeĀ  9 patch blocks cut those up sewed them back to gather then alternated with grey to have enough blocks for a quilt. The back is orange fleece. Sent off to my dear friend in Michigan where it was 28 degrees today!