Mini Quilts Day Four

Mini Quilts Day Four

Ming taught us lots of different ways to construct a feather. I think my favourite by far is the spineless one. I can make it go anywhere I like and have the fronds multiple sizes and shapes. Here is today’s feathering.   Obviously I still need practice,...
A Week of Mini Quilts!

A Week of Mini Quilts!

Here are my day two and three of mini quilts. I am having a lot of fun and am using a lot of thread! Front   Back   Front   Back It is a grey day here. I can see myself spending all day sewing, quilting and knitting! Share...
A Class Is As Good As A Holiday

A Class Is As Good As A Holiday

A quilting class that is! My making was feeling all lethargic and uninspired. I couldn’t get unstuck. Luckily my mum came to the rescue! She found a machine quilting class at Quiltaholics and talked me into coming with her. We have done one day and have another...
A quilt for me . . . finally!

A quilt for me . . . finally!

I have been planning to make a quilt for my bed for around 10 years and have just finished one! Ok, so it’s not the quilt I started 10 years ago. That poor quilt is still packed up in a box with the top almost pieced and the backing waiting patiently. I will...
Making quilt kits for kids!

Making quilt kits for kids!

I am slowly plodding along at the moment. It’s a bit sad to acknowledge it but I seem to be slow and unmotivated quite a lot. It isn’t that I haven’t been doing anything, because I have. I just haven’t done much recently and everything I have...
Arranging quilt blocks

Arranging quilt blocks

I am loving and hating half square tringles at the moment. So many placement options! I was going to quickly piece this top today. Now I think I could spend the whole day rearranging blocks. When making a quilt for someone else I always seem to know what direction to...