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Reflections on a completed project Part 2

Yesterday I finished the last block of the precision piecing challenge and while I was arranging the blocks on the design wall I reflected on what I learnt – it became quite a list and so I started to write things down while I arranged and rearranged the blocks. 1,675 more words

Pieced Quilts

Reflections on a completed project

As I told you in a previous post, my friendship quilting group, the “Daughters of the Valiant South” have been undertaking a precision piecing challenge. We started it last year and it was a challenge that had no leader and no teacher. 1,067 more words

Pieced Quilts

Corn guy and Womb

Funny to be weaving “fall” when it got so sticky hot here today. This guy got his start on a napkin-basket-loom.  I was trying out some things from the weaving class with Jude Hill (Spirit Cloth, side bar), and sort of having fun.  373 more words

In The Company Of Cloth

Work in Progress Wednesday ... except its Thursday!

The last Wednesday of every month I take my favourite class. For the last three years I have taught at Mill Rose Cottage in Ballan a group of ladies for a half day and we have made two block of the month quilts and now working on one of my most popular quilts, Prairie Rose. 1,084 more words


Morning Bike ride and another quilt to share with you...

Here’s where I had my coffee this morning, my friend Denice is visiting and we share a love for cycling early in the morning. We rode along the coastline and figured we would beat the heat!Which we did.Our college age daughters slept in and skipped the workout! 221 more words


New Quilt and a bike ride....

Hi everyone, I’ve gotten to do a little work on my new quilt, and still have my Tula Mystery quilt on my design wall. So, I am still under the influence of large diamond shapes. 122 more words


How to make a Shoo Fly block using 2 1/2" squares - Quilting Tips & Techniques 159

This video shows how to make a Shoo Fly block using 2 1/2″ squares. The block measures 6 1/2″ so will be a finished 6″ block.