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Why are feathers so popular?

Have you ever asked yourself why feathers are the go-to quilting design?  It’s probably because they can flow in any direction, fill any space, can have different designs for the barbs and bring a sense of luxurious beauty to the quilt—or is it because the quilter can’t think of any other design to put on there? 610 more words

Fiona Schiffl

Turning on your design radar

Do you ever need design inspiration but don’t know where to look?  There may be many designs on buildings in the towns you visit that would be perfect for quilting ideas.   413 more words

Fiona Schiffl

Working on the UFO's!

Since I have the Artisan Showcase coming in less than two weeks (yikes!) I need to finish what I can this week and clean and set up next week. 181 more words


Innovative quilt layout options

Do you always go for the standard setting of blocks when making a quilt?

Now that the lines between traditional and contemporary styles are well and truly blurred, it may be time to try something a little different!   679 more words

Fiona Schiffl

More Mittens and good reasons

I’ve taken a long break on this pet mosaic project** because of more pressing demands.  The last two days I have spent working again on stitching sections together.   212 more words

Random Acts Of Quilting And Other Projects

September QDAD Round-up

My two favorite Quilt Design a Day (QDAD) designs from September:

Have you seen some of those fractured-shape quilts? This was my attempt…I kind of like it. 82 more words


Mighty Lucky Quilting Challenge - September

September came and went very fast for me. I did make a few quilt and Autumn class stated in my studio and Ballon with happy people! 332 more words