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Supporting the May is for Makers Campaign

Lindsey Rhodes of LR Stitched has started a campaign to encourage people who have benefited from all the free online quilting and sewing tutorials to buy five patterns from indie pattern makers in the month of May 2016. 304 more words


Stitching Outside the Lines

At my local quilt guild retreat last fall, we had a strip exchange of 2 1/2 inch strips in fall colors.  I have been working on a quilt utilizing those strips that is a simple four-patch and half-square triangle design.   273 more words


Block of the Month - Block 3

Here is this months block the ‘Windmill Star’

This block uses ‘Half Square’ triangles click here to download your free pattern.                 Half -square triangles are another simple unit, starting with two squares in contrasting colours, draw across the diagonal and sew 1/4″ either side of that diagonal line. 33 more words

Show and tell

What happened to March! I think I blinked and missed it!

I hope you had a lovely Easter and were able to make the most of the extended weekend, despite the weather, mind you the rain makes us feel less guilty about staying in and sewing doesn’t it? 345 more words

Pinwheels...aka HST

Half-square triangles are a staple in the quilter’s repertoire.  HSTs can be put together in a multitude of ways to create many striking quilts, but a favorite of mine is the Pinwheel, a simple 4 patch of rotating HST.  725 more words

Quilting Tips

Quilts for twins

Here are two quilts I made for Harry and Arthur, my friend Bea’s new twins. I was a bit apprehensive about giving a quilt to a fellow quilter, but I wanted to give something that I had made with joy ( I had abandoned several knitted things with curses). 110 more words

More projects finished and unfinished

A continuation of my “Back In The Saddle” post from the other day, here are a couple of other projects that I’ve finished in the last few months.   920 more words