Spring 2014 in Idaho

31 July
Spring 2014 Lilac

Enjoy some of my favorite shots of Southern Idaho, Spring 2014.  All taken with my iPhone 5S, with an Instagram twist.  Find me on Instagram at @angelabdesign. If the neighbor girls strolling a bunny around in a doll buggy is not a sign of Spring, I don’t know what is. The first of my beautiful plants [...]

HST Alphabet – J Mini Quilt

30 July
HST Alphabet J Mini Quilt

I recently participated in round 2 of the Schnitzel & Boo Mini Quilt Swap, an online swap exchange of handmade mini quilts organized by Kristi McDonough.  I was to make one mini quilt measuring no larger than 24 inches square, based on my secret partner’s preferences.  This is what I made for my partner, Jess, who [...]

Modern Quilt Guild Michael Miller Fabric Challenge – #isew Quilt

24 July
Michael Miller Fabric Challenge #isew

As a member of the Modern Quilt Guild, I have the option of participating in various events they organize, including conferences, webinars and challenges.  I found out about the Michael Miller Fabric Challenge through my local guild, the Boise Modern Quilt Guild.  Here’s my entry.  It’s a 17 x 51-inch quilt. I added some Cotton Couture solids to [...]

Sewing for 18-inch Dolls – a Sewing Project Roundup

11 July
Sewing for 18-inch Dolls – a Sewing Project Roundup

This is part of the Sewing Project Roundup Series.  Check out the other posts! Want to stitch something up for an 18-inch doll?  Dresses, skirts, tops, bottoms, or fun outfits?  Accessories, bags, tents, or sleeping bags?  They’re all represented here! And they are all FREE!!!  Enjoy Dresses:  One Shoulder Dress by Sew Adollable Free American Girl Doll [...]

HST Alphabet – S Baby Quilt

30 June
HST Alphabet S Baby Quilt

My friend Lindsie will be having a baby boy any day now.  His name will be Sikorsky, Sky for short.  Time to make another boy baby quilt.  Twist my arm. The design is from my HST Alphabet quilt block pattern (under development).  Time to test out the letter S!  It ended up how I envisioned: [...]

HST Alphabet – M Baby Quilt

30 June
HST Alphabet M Baby Quilt

My sewing bud Claire recently had a baby boy whose name begins with M. Time to make a baby quilt. Twist my arm. We quilters LOVE making baby quilts. Also, I’m developing a HST Alphabet quilt block pattern, and this was a great excuse to test out the letter M! The blue and green half-square [...]