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My Best Advice on Using Half-Square Triangles in Borders

I could call this a rule, but that would be silly, wouldn’t it? :)

Here’s the advice: when using half-square triangles as your border blocks, try them multiple ways before choosing… 246 more words


Video tutorial: Half and half HSTs with 10 strips

This block has so much potential that I have made it twice.

Each block has 4 pieces and you can put it together in so many ways! 154 more words


Weekend Notes

Saturday was spent at home doing naff all apart from the importing of old videos :)

Sunday a trip to the lad for his 20th Birthday. 152 more words

Daily Sightings

Video tutorial: 2 modern blocks with half square triangles (HST)

These two blocks are the result of 2 experiments with half square triangles. I think they worked out quite well and it’s worthwhile exploring the concepts further. 77 more words


Video tutorial: Hidden wells technique using 5 fabric strips

This technique was developed by Mary Ellen Hopkins in 1989 for her Hidden wells quilt. It can be done with a different number of strips in different or equal widths. 46 more words


Charming Bear Paw

I’m sure I’ve mentioned before that I am a pre-cut junkie! Charm packs are my weakness and I have several waiting to become quilted projects. 161 more words

New Projects

Thursday's Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

October 12, 2017: The S&P 500 closed down 0.18% at 2,550.67. The DJIA closed down 0.14% at 22,840.11. Separately, the Nasdaq was down 0.18% at 6,591.51. 174 more words