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"Double Vision" Quilt

A while back I purchased and downloaded a quilting book by Louisa L. Smith: “Double Vision Quilts“. She makes interesting quilts by “layering” – using raw edge appliqué on structured pieced backgrounds to create an illusion of shapes such as curves without having to do curved piecing which is an advanced sewing skill! 686 more words


"Movers and Shakers" Baby Quilt

One of the easiest baby quilts EV-ER! And it’s fat quarter friendly, too!

Here’s a basic tutorial:  Choose a multi-colored theme print. I only had 25″ of the construction equipment fabric, but I recommend purchasing 1 yard. 236 more words

Baby Quilts

Quilting: fancy stitches and curves

Hurrah! Another start/stop project has wound up finished! In fact rewind to July (not that long ago in the parallel universe where UFOs move in and out of sight like trains rolling through a station… 448 more words


I've been stitching

It’s amazing what can be achieved  over a long week-end and I’ve been very productive over the past two weeks and have finished both baby quilts which need to be gifted in early November. 358 more words


Art with Fabric Blog Hop--Landscape with Birds

I have always loved the artist, Paul Klee, so when Alida invited me to join the Art with Fabric Blog Hop, I jumped at the chance.   314 more words


Thread painted Cow collage

Another quilt for the rest home planned in collaboration with Yvonne. She drew me a fantastic cow and I filled it in with fabric and thread. 44 more words

MQG entries have opened

As we wrote in a previous post, the Modern Quilt Guild Australia Show is being hosted by the Sydney Modern Quilt Guild at the Glebe Town Hall from 25-27 November 2016. 34 more words