A Different Color Scheme, an Exciting New Quilt

The Quilted Wall Hanging shown here can have a dramatically different look with a few color changes. A quilted and pieced wall hanging pattern designed to teach and perfect skills in pieces triangles. This quilted wall hanging pattern is done in blacks and whites, with a splash of Red. It …

An Art Deco Quilt from Start to Finish

(Part 1 – the beginning) Here we are; in the planning stages of an Art Deco Quilt What is Art deco – really? I have to admit I was using the term rather loosely in describing some of my latest quilt works. Considering Art Deco designs are characterized by smooth …

Make a Colorful, Fun, and Functional Bag with Leftovers

It really didn’t cost me much to make this very colorful, fun, and functional messenger bag. I am fortunate enough to have A LOTTA leftover fabric, plus the batting, and most of the other necessary supplies. Note: these posts cover the general steps of the outside of a Del~Lillian Art …

10 Cool Quilting Tools for your Quilting Adventures

Quilting is one of my passions and I have tried all sorts of quilting tools and gadgets. Here are 10 Cool Quilting Tools for your quilting adventures Electric Quilt Software I love this Software and have created dozens of quilts with it. Here are a couple of examples. Patterns for …

Foundation Paper Piecing

I’m beginning my third lesson in Carol Doak’s Mastering Foundation Paper Piecing at Craftsy So far loving the class. Carol is charming and witty, which makes learning all the more fun! I’ve already learned a few tips and can’t wait to make my first block – the bird of paradise …

You Can’t Rush Art!

“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” Scott Adams   About a month ago, and after reading several articles and discussions about goal setting and ways to make my Etsy Shop a success; I came to the conclusion – I needed a lot …