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No to Applique
I am not particularly good at hand work, and although there are many appliqué quilts and patterns that I love and admire, I rarely attempt one myself. I did fall in love with Kim McLean’s pattern called “The Village Quilt“, and bought it. Ahh… LOVED the houses, and used a lot of my Kaffe Fassett…
Why oh Y?
I fell in love with this pattern, which I found in Quiltmania magazine (I’ll put the name and designer of the quilt here when I find the mag!). Finished the binding and took this photo- should have pressed the quilt and changed out of my PJs! The challenge in this quilt was that almost every…
Time to Play
Why have I been saving all those selvages? Why is so hard to let them go? I decided it was time to play, and see what I could do with them.. so therapeutic! So far I have created 8 blocks, and they are fast and fun to make. Final destination? Who knows!! One of them…
I was thrilled to see this C&T Publishing blog talking about the 2023 Colour of the Year, Magenta. They featured one of my tumbler quilts, and mentioned my upcoming book. So excited to see this project nearing completion and share these quilts with the world! https://www.ctpub.com/blog/crafts-to-celebrate-color-of-the-year-2023/
Working on a Tree
I made a tumbler quilt a while ago, had it quilted (thanks again Sandy!!) and thought it was just OK. Not great, just OK. I decided to put a tree on the quilt- a tree with no leaves, and calling the piece Last Tree Standing. I appliquéd the tree to the quilt, then painted on…
Keeping it Simple
I have a great niece getting married in a month. Oh no! I started talking about making her a wedding quilt 1 1/2 years ago. I researched ideas that I liked, asked for her opinion on some of the quilts I have made in the past, and found My Great Big Fat Wedding Ring Quilt…