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Exploring English Paper Piecing

I’ve recently become very intrigued with quilting and did quite a bit of research on the topic over the past couple of weeks. I quickly came across English Paper Piecing, a technique using tiny pieces of paper to create crisp geometrical shapes from scraps of fabric. 249 more words



I finished all the blocks so it is time for assembly.

Here is the layout.  I decided to leave the 2 long edges jagged.

I start in a corner and piece the blocks together on the diagonal. 35 more words


More Diamond Piecing

I started a new quilt top about a week ago.

I did a tutorial on making the diamonds here http://timquilts.com/2015/07/20/diamond-tutorial/

I worked on it for a bit more today (the forecast was for rain so I decided to not work in the garden….It didn’t rain)  A reader asked what I will do with the extra pieces from the ends of the strip sets.    325 more words


Zippered Knitting Project Bag

Full immersion into sewing made me forget about knitting for a spell. And recently I was re-inspired to pick my needles up again, which is a good excuse for…a sewing project! 427 more words


Early week Millrose - part 2

As the 14th is Jan K’s actual birthday day, we started the day with present giving…….and what a bounty!

a great cross section of gifts reflecting the many facets of Jan’s life. 234 more words

Granny Squares done

I’ve been working on my ‘new’ project for the last few nights…of course I still have two others that are waiting to be basted & quilted…SMH!  251 more words