Since Pandemic 2.0 doesn’t seem to be going away right now I’d like to remind everyone that is making face masks that two layers of cotton quilting fabric is generally considered the most effective for handmade masks. Fortunately, there seems to be a much better supply of commercially made masks available this time around but […]
Month: August 2021
Carole’s Batik Strip Quilt!
Carole Hennen made this colorful Batik Strip quilt as a gift for her daughter-in-law. The strips are all batiks from our shop bordered with a cool green frame. She machine embroidered the date on the bottom. The quilt is backed with our Sapphire Blue quilt backing and wonderful, long lasting Hobbs Heirloom batting is on […]
Marianna Bulldogs T-Shirt Quilt for Sydney!
Dianne Powell asked me to make a quilt for her granddaughter, Sydney from her high school athletic T-shirts and jerseys. With shirts from softball, volleyball, and wrestling there was plenty to work with! We also added a picture of her with her glove, ball, bat, and helmet. After cutting and stabilizing the shirts, I pieced […]
Classy Colorful Cotton Fabric at Classic Prices!
At Lady Bird Quilts we comparison shop the wholesalers to get the lowest prices on the best fabric. Our overhead is lower than the big stores, so our markup is modest. Being a smaller store also gives us flexibility in sourcing fabric. When we find special deals on great fabric, we go for it and […]
Jeanne’s “Busy Sewing” Quilt!
Jeanne Brown made this spectacular Teal & Green Sampler that’s just chock full of quilt piecing goodness! As you can see, Jeanne is a busy lady. So, it just seemed natural to quilt it in “Busy Bees” for her! Another amazing quilt, Jeanne! 🙂
Melanie’s Sixty Degree Star Quilt!
Melanie Garcia pieced this cheerful Sixty Degree Star Quilt. The stars are made from several prints including blooms, foliage, flamingos and even watermelons! The white tone on tone backdrop and vivid green border proved great contract and keep things bright. The soft Hobbs Heirloom batting on the inside and the yellow backing both came from […]
Curly Swirly is Back!
Once upon a time, one of the bestselling fabrics we ever stocked was a print called Curly Swirly. It sold almost as fast as we could get it. Then one day we couldn’t get anymore of it due to a disagreement between manufacturers. Well… Happy times are here again! Our original supplier has come out […]