I am digging into my stash and finding sultry vintage fabrics, solid colors and soft pretty petal styles of fabric to go with this collection. I have an awesome new pattern on the drawing sheet! This is what got me excited; imagine these fabrics together in one quilt? These lovely fat quarters are what I’ve… Continue reading Stash n’ Organic Vintage Quilt
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!
Ok, this is not a quilt, yet! But its one of my projects that are slowly turning into patterns. OMG, for a distracted quilt nut, I raise my glass to those thousands of other pattern makers! Its a tough job for one who flits around the studio with my magic wand ruler picking and poking… Continue reading Dresden Fireside Quilt
I’m writing today while swatting mosquitoes, the first bloom of summer! Its quite OK, just so that I don’t forget to “not swat them near my quilts!” Good forbid, I would forget in my focused attempt to get the little buggers. Hopefully not! I make custom quilts for a living. So I can’t risk that… Continue reading Just a little fishy…
Sometimes, I just want to add an embellishment to a quilt. For this T-shirt quilt I’m making (www.goodearthquilting.ca ) I decided the small circles were calling for ric rac or something. I love using trims that add sparkle to a piece. Embellishing a quilt as you create or as you follow a pattern is easy… Continue reading Embellishing Quilts is Easy