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Block of the Month - Sashing Star

So here we are – the final piece to finishing your quilt top – the sashing, I’ve added triangles to the corners of each strip and when you add a square, gives the effect of stars in the middle of the quilts sashing. 20 more words

Even More Quilts

I made a few more quilt tops this year, in addition to finishing up my UFOs. I’m currently in a half-square triangle phase.

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Starburst Quilt

Friday, I attended a day-long quilting/sewing session with 19 other women to raise money for an ailing quilter in Newfoundland. The quilt kit was for a HST (half-square triangles) quilt – Starburst. 278 more words


Terry the Quilting Husband - Update

This update could be part of my ongoing series – What’s on the Design Wall, but it is more like “Guess Who is Hogging the Design Wall?!?!” 300 more words

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Sunday sketch #21

I can’t quite figure out what this design reminds me of… a constellation? Modern blossoms?

When it comes to emphasizing parts of the design through colour and fabric choice, I’m not sure what I’d prefer – diminishing the small squares so they recede into the background, or highlighting them so they pop into the foreground? 30 more words

Sunday Sketch

The perfect mini?

My Boogie Woogie Baby quilt was well received by my friend last week. So this now gives me time to press on with my first mini quilt. 578 more words


Sunday sketch #20

I thought I’d exhausted all the angular shapes that could possibly fit in a 2×2 square, but it seems not. Look at the great shapes that emerge from the whitespace! 13 more words

Sunday Sketch