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Video tutorial: Half square triangles (HST) with a difference - easy quilting

I love thin lines in blocks in high contrasting colours.

I also love striped fabrics.

For one of the blocks I’ve added a think line to a half square triangles (HSTs) and used colour to make a really beautiful HST patterns. 112 more words


A Quilt for Evy

Many years ago when I was first learning to quilt, I made a blanket for my best friend, Evy.  Nothing too fancy, just a striped top in rainbow colors with blue backing.  398 more words


Sunday sketch #62

Part of what kept me interested in last week’s sketch is the odd perspective — on the left, the top of the zig-zags is in full view; on the right, it’s the bottom. 135 more words

Sunday Sketch

Triangle challenge in the making

This past weekend I started playing around with half-square triangles in an attempt to participate in the Cambridge Modern Quilt Guild’s upcoming Triangle Challenge.  Essentially the challenge is to create a quilt that is composed primarily of triangles – sounds fun to me!   303 more words


Sunday sketch #61

I haven’t done much sketching in awhile. I’m not sure if I’m in a bit of a slump, or if I’ve just been overwhelmed with other stuff – work, life, more work, etc. 125 more words

Sunday Sketch

Sunday sketch #58

In the past few weeks, skinny rectangles have morphed into wider rectangles, and the vistas outside those rectangular windows have changed from angles to… 79 more words

Sunday Sketch

Victoria's quilts

August 1, 2017

My niece, Victoria, has pieced a few tops for me to quilt.  We have a symbiotic relationship; she loves to piece and I love to longarm.   153 more words

Longarm Quilting