Category Archives: Vintage sewing

30’s Bouquet Quilt

While my youngest daughter was visiting during the summer, I had her select coordinating fabric and a quilt pattern from one of my quilting magazines: Quilting Quickly by Fons and Porter’s July/August 2016.  She chose Fancy & Fabulous 10″ Stackers from the … Continue reading

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Life is a Carnival Quilt

I started this quilt back in the 70’s with great intentions of making this fabulous fun quilt for my girls when they were little. It turned out to be harder than I thought and more time consuming than I expected. … Continue reading

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Pink and Blue Charity Quilt

Have you ever had clothing that you just could not part with? The fabric just begging to be kept and eventually made into something else? This little lap quilt is made from pieces of dresses and shirts that I just … Continue reading

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New Brand Name!

SEAM QUEEN seamqueen.blog I have changed my domain name to something more sewing related. Zibergirl has matured and perfected her skills. Seamqueen.blog is my new name! Stay tuned for more quilts and other sewing related activities, including alterations!  

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My First Bargello Quilt

Attracted to the complex design of the Bargello quilt pattern, I did some research to find out how to put this seemingly complex quilt together. I learned that the original Bargello design is a type of needlepoint embroidery consisting of upright flat … Continue reading

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Maya’s Quilt

I made this quilt as a gift for my oldest granddaughter and gave it to her on her 19th birthday. My daughter, pieced this simple rail fence top together when she was in high school, but never finished it. It … Continue reading

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Turquoise Treasure Pin Up Dress

What Pattern did you use? I used  Patterns by Gertie for Butterick  _ 5953. It is a fitted vintage inspired wrap dress with front bands, and a slightly shaped right front. The left front crosses underneath the right and ties to the side seam. There … Continue reading

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Quilting in a Small Town

Sharing a little local fame and glory!

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Pea Coat Nouveau

Fabric: Navy Blue Wool and silky turquoise lining Pattern: Vogue 8884 View B Year: Classic (this design dates back to the 1700’s) Notions: Gold metallic buttons with a blue center Accessories: Hand crocheted scarf (made by me) Time to complete: a few weeks First … Continue reading

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All Sewn Up in 2015

Just some of the highlights of 2015! I pledged not to buy RTW clothes and made all of my own. I posted my makes to The Monthly Stitch, Kolabora, and Sewist as well as to my blog at Zibergirl.com. I … Continue reading

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