Seven Blocks for Five Tops and Breaking News!!

I’m trying to find different headlines for the posts about these blocks, with varying degrees of success. Looking for the breaking news? You’ll have to scroll down. First another brown & blue Silent Garden block – this will be block … Continue reading

Gardens Are Growing

Silent Gardens are growing, that is. We’ve been waiting for a calm day out on the roof garden to take these two photographs. While there have been many nice days, it’s almost always breezy out there and some days it’s … Continue reading

A Pickled Lady in the Silent Gardens?

I couldn’t resist that title because really – a pickled lady in a silent garden? The thought makes me laugh. But before I get to the new Pickled Lady, there are a couple of Silent Garden and Harpsichord blocks to … Continue reading

A Harpsichord in a Not So Silent Garden?

When I realized I was going to blog about finished Harpsichord and NSSG blocks, the thought of a harpsichord in a Not So Silent Garden just made me laugh. This is the seventh of the NSSG blocks I’ve done. I’ve finally … Continue reading

Lots of Silent Garden & Other Blocks

While I may have been quiet, there has been a fair amount of quilt-related activity. The first thing I did was to get out a couple of stacks of pieces for the various Silent Garden variations I’m making as I … Continue reading

Jake

Jake on Windowsill May 2017wtmk

Jake

2002 – June 27, 2018

We never did know exactly when his birthday was, but did know the year.  We were fortunate to have had him in our lives since 2013.  He was a very sweet cat and had such an expressive face.  I keep looking for him in the kitty tree and the paw-waving escapades.

Flower Power!

I’m not talking about this – but when I first saw the title of the quilt in Millefiori Quilts 3, I couldn’t help but think of the psychedelic colours and vans painted with flowers of the late ’60s and early … Continue reading

Back to Piecing the Blocks

I spent hours laying out the stars for the brown & blue and the Tranquil Garden tops until I was happy with their placement. I ended up using the bed as my design wall – but with the door shut … Continue reading

Finding the Repeat

I went back in my blog archives and found a couple of other projects I’d made with Inklingo no-waste fussy cutting/printing and fabrics that were perhaps not obvious candidates. The first one was made using this fabric that I never … Continue reading