I went through a stage in life where all I did was crazy quilts. Small ones mostly, purses, pins and even fridge magnets. I’m going to post a tutorial on fridge magnets coming up soon. I love to do three-four combinations of stitches. Such as this CQA Trend Tex Challenge that I didn’t get finished… Continue reading A little crazy quilting….My Secret Garden
You’ll never know what happens with this fast block technique and that was evident at this workshop! It was so much fun. These are the colors that I picked out from my stash and one of my students didn’t have the right amount of Fat Quarters. So it worked our perfectly! See the variations achieved… Continue reading QWI Quilt Workshop Oct 15th
1. Start with 5 fat quarters, one the focusfabric, 2 light colors and 2 dark colors.(Two Hour Table Runner Part One) 2. Layer the FQ’s face up, 1st lightfabric, 1st dark fabric, focus fabric, 2nd light fabric,2nddark fabric.(Step two photo) 3. Make only 4 vertical cuts with rotary cutteracross and through all layers of the FQ’s. Make… Continue reading Three Hour Fast Block Magic! Tutorial
I eluded to the length of time this quilt took to get done. I also eluded to the full story on its beginning, the technique and why it took so long to get the darn thing done, even to this point! Its still needing the corner triangles and the border, stay tuned! This photo was… Continue reading Stack and Whack Dresden Plate/Grandmother’s Garden Quilt- The Whole Story!
Life has been up and down, all around, spinning sometimes and lost in the wilderness of life at other moments. I never know when something good is going to enter my life. I can plan well, execute focused attention on those plans and even sleep well too. Sometimes my world is touched by light and… Continue reading Light and Goodness- Baby Calm Quilt
This little quilt was made from the left over fabric that was used to make a fund raising quilt for the Nelson Waldorf School. We had the pleasure of experiencing the school first hand when our son attended Gr 9 at the school. I was lucky enough to be hired to work in Gr. 5… Continue reading Nelson Waldorf School Days Quilt
I’ve been going crazy with making my favorite hand work project-Dresden Plate Fans. I take along my special camera bag that includes this wicker basket. I keep all the important things in there for “Road Stitching” These fans are going into a new quilt soon! Have you tried taking “Road Stitching” projects along where ever… Continue reading Dresden Plate Fan evolving