Blue Beagle Blog

Welcome to the blog! Here I share more detail about quilts and other projects I’m working on.


A Montana Wedding

Congratulations to my son and new daughter-in-law! They had a charming wedding in Montana this past August. It rained right before the ceremony, but happily that cooled things down considerably and for their first dance they had this beautiful double rainbow above them! It was spectacular. Quilter that I am, I wanted to make themContinue reading “A Montana Wedding”

Every Which Way

Is it conceited to say I love these quilts? I don’t mean they’re the best quilts ever, but I so love flying geese and I so love bold colors set off with white, that these little baby quilts check all my boxes haha. The quilt would look great with so many colors and the layoutContinue reading “Every Which Way”

Right Angle Rainbow

I’m really excited about this quilt – it has all my favorite things! Scraps and color! And lots of them! I was inspired to make this when my son graduated from law school – got to me thinking about courthouses, so naturally the courthouse block came to mind. This version of Courthouse Steps uses theContinue reading “Right Angle Rainbow”

Quilt Vests!

After making a quilt jacket for myself and one for my mother, both my husband and my son asked me to make them one too! So I took the same pattern from Patchwork and Poodles and modified it to make them each a vest. Keep in mind, I am not a garment seamstress at all.Continue reading “Quilt Vests!”

Irish River

My most recent pattern is called Irish River – because it’s a single Irish chain quilt and the pattern of greens and blues reminds me of a river winding through the countryside. We visited Ireland years ago and I’ve never forgotten how beautiful the greens are there! I made this one for my son andContinue reading “Irish River”

A Quilt Coat for Mom

I finished up another quilt coat! This one for my mother on her 87th birthday. This quilt pattern is called Bear Paw – a traditional pattern from the mid-1800s. I do have a tutorial with photos on my webpage if you’re interested. It’s a simple block, but very effective. Again, the coat pattern is fromContinue reading “A Quilt Coat for Mom”

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