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What to do? Please help!

Remember this fabric I was thrilled by?

I thought about how to use it for several weeks and finally decided on Turning Twenty Again. It’s an old pattern, but I’ve seen it made up in many different fabrics and it’s almost always spectacular and modern-looking.   319 more words


House Block Swap Quilts

Several months ago I posted about my quilt made from house blocks I swapped with friends, most of whom live in Germany. “Mi Casa es su Casa” hung in the March quilt show in Nuertingen, Germany along with six other quilts made from the swapped blocks. 286 more words

Scrap Quilts

Kona Cotton

I love it and hate it!  I love Kona cotton for its bright modern clean look!  It has been at the fore front of the modern quilt movement. 364 more words

Custom Quilting

Hard Times in Publishing-World

This week I received notice from Meander Publishing that both Modern Quilts Unlimited and Machine Quilting Unlimited are to cease publication immediately. I am a little surprised, given the ever-increasing popularity of both machine quilting and modern quilting. 215 more words


Adding Black & White to a Rainbow

Way back – I mean four decades ago – I must have sat in a Physics lesson and learned about light. I can vaguely remember sending a beam of light through a prism and trying to identify the rainbow colours that were refracted (I think that is the right term). 551 more words


Quilt Backs

I love it when an interesting quilt back comes into my studio.   Quilt backs that use up the leftovers of the quilt front warm my heart.   245 more words

Modern Quilts

Chocolatier BOM and a Seaside Break

I’m back in the sewing room after a sensationally sunny break by the sea :-) We drove to Eastbourne on Friday to attend the 10th Bible By The Beach conference. 587 more words

Awe And Wonder