Here Comes The Watcher Skull

Not long ago we shared that I got the email stating I was in Libs Elliott’s Watcher Skull class for the 2018 Quilt Con show in Pasadena. It was an incredible moment to hear that I was going to have the chance to work with Libs and create this amazing (yet intimidating) quilt.

Yeah, it’s pretty amazing, right?

Sadly, at the time, space on the waitlist hadn’t freed up enough room to also allow my mom to join. Wamp, wamp. We really wanted to go together just to have that support of someone we know in the class with us.

But we have good news, quilters!!! A space opened up and she’s in! Our schedules have been adjusted for the added class and now we wait, rather impatiently, for February 2018 to roll around. Can you believe our good fortune!?

Because February is so far away, it does get shuffled to the back of my mind and I’ll randomly remember that we are going to be participating in this class. And when that happens, I have a mixture of tummy butterflies of excitement and “OH MY GOSH, WHAT HAVE I SIGNED UP FOR?!?!” concerns. But I know, with my mom there and the idea that I’m going to learn A LOT, the fears will subside and it’ll be an awesome experience!

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We’ve Got Updates and Progress! Episode #77

Welcome back hobbyists and crafters! Today we update you on some of our current projects and the process we are making on a lot of our quilts and stitching.


My dad has made MAJOR progress with his Frank wall hanging. This is the second one after he ran into some issues with the first.

Mom’s failure is fertilizer quilt top is done and she’s using the smaller one to practice her free motion quilting. This weekend she’s picking up some backing fabric to finish this quilt for my sister in law.

Dori pulled out her Cat in the Garden appliqué project and wanted to get it finished except some important numbers are missing for the borders!

But we have a few resources we can use to get the measurements for the borders.

Her new stitching project is really coming along and she’s enjoying the process!

I’ve got a bunch of blocks done for my Puzzle Box quilt and it’s piecing together nicely.

And I’ve attached the binding to the friendship quilt so I’m nearing the end of this two year project!!

It went on smoothly to the back and I plan to hand bind the rest! Almost done!

And I got the good word that I’m in class with Libs Elliott to make her Watcher Skull quilt at QuiltCon 2018!!!

Now we’re just waiting and hoping that another spot opens up for my mom!

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