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Quilting tips - continuing the learning curve

I spent much of Saturday and Sunday quilting together the layers of a lap quilt I’ve called ‘Wizard Diamonds’. So named because; 1. the pattern creates what could – at a stretch – be said to represent faceted diamonds; 2. 994 more words

Quilting Techniques

QuiltCon, Anyone?

QuiltCon, the Modern Quilt Guild’s annual gathering, will be in Savannah in February 2017, and I am going!

I recently read an interesting blog… 137 more words

Modern Quilts

So far, so good

Hello friends and welcome to another year.  My, how time flies when you are having fun.  I had a relaxing break over the Christmas period – some time with family, friends, my beloved Cosmo and Pepe and lots of reading, playing tennis and some creating and sewing. 433 more words


Square +

I started this project almost three years ago and lost interest, consequently abandoning the project. Why? The pattern design was hideous. The colors were incompatible. The blocks were oversized and the fabric was cheap. 366 more words

Stash Talk

Design wall dilemmas

I’m in the process of designing a little quilt top. Before Christmas I played around on my newly acquired EQ7 software and bought half metre lengths of four Kona Solids to put my design into fabric. 505 more words


I made a quilt!

Though it’s certainly not the first quilt I’ve made, it almost feels like it. It’s been a long time since I’ve made a regular quilt, not an art quilt and it feels really good. 155 more words


Windmill Quilt

This is another quilt that will be heading to Mexico to help furnish the ‘home of hope’ house Stan will be working on. A very simple block but the variety of fabrics gives it life.