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x and + Block 3

Block Tutorial

Fabric:Tokyo Train Ride from Cotton and Steel (Middle +), Grunge from Moda Fabrics (Flanking +), Persimmon Roasted Marshmallows from Moda Fabrics (Background Triangles), … 7 more words


x and + Block 1

When creating the x units on the four corners, you are left with half square triangle scraps after trimming. I’ve decided to sew these together after each block and either utilize them on the back of this quilt or for a different project. 38 more words



Getting back to my quilting after a break is always so refreshing. I usually come back with a vengeance and just want to do nothing but sew.   250 more words


Fun .... and frustration

Firstly, the fun.  Yesterday I attended my first quilting workshop, courtesy of Christchurch Quilters, whose meeting I attended earlier this month (see my post here… 765 more words

Jacobean Bouquet September's Block

Last night I finished stitching down all the applique pieces for this block.  This morning I started to sew the decorative stitches.  I did a cross stitch on the center of the pomegranate in a dark currant #5 perle and a back stitch around the outer edge of the body in a hand-dyed golden tan.  150 more words

New Quilt Projects

TBT - Churn Dash

Happy Thursday!

While I was trying to use all the reproduction fabric I have on hand, I think I’m losing contrast in my remaining selections. Hopefully I’m able to go buy more before the next Traditional Block Thursday tutorial. 104 more words


'Quilt-Along-With-Me!' Part One: Block Prep & Piecing!

GET THE PATTERN SHEET : QuiltAlongWithMe – PartOne


Welcome to the first instalment of my ‘Quilt-Along-With-Me!’ series! I’m so excited to get started and I hope you are too! 507 more words

Patchwork & Quilting