Change is Coming to the Not So Silent Garden! Again!!

I finished the second Not So Silent Garden block. Pressed it. Graded the seams. But something just wasn’t working – my Not So Silent Garden needed to be more colourful and vibrant, not muted in any way. So back to … Continue reading

Beginning the Not So Silent Garden

Once I thought I’d settled on the fabrics to use with the wild floral kaleidoscope stars, I couldn’t resist getting started. Off to the ironing board I went, as I wanted to print enough of the hexagon, kites and little … Continue reading

Auditioning Fabric and Trying to Resist Temptation!

I’ve been auditioning fabrics for the wild floral kaleidoscope stars on and off since I last showed them. Looking at the stars made me think about what the fabric had looked like before I started. So I looked back in … Continue reading

Another Star, Another Harpsichord Block

So far, so good – I’m sticking with my piecing plan. And I’ve finished another brown & blue Silent Garden block. Its back after pressing. These are getting faster and faster to piece the more I stick with this plan. … Continue reading

Two Stars, Two Tops in the Making

Two more Silent Garden blocks are done. First another brown & blue one. The back after pressing. Then one of the Kona Bay ones that I’m naming Tranquility Garden. And its back. One of the comments left Monday has me … Continue reading

Stars, Stars and More Stars

These stacks of diamonds that I had fussy cut/printed and showed last Monday … … have now turned into this group of kaleidoscope stars … …which, when added to those already done, make this stack of 53 stars done, ready … Continue reading

Stacks of Diamonds & More

Where have I been? Resting my hands! Not because of carpal tunnel, though. This time it was dry skin. Seriously dry skin. On my hands. To the point the skin on my fingertips was splitting and would even bleed. I’ve … Continue reading

One Big, One Little

The Silent Garden blocks are so much fun to sew – I just don’t want to stop! So I had to make two more. First another of the large ones using the gorgeous Kona Bay print. Its back, after pressing. Then … Continue reading

So Many Choices!

I seem to be in a routine right now of jumping from one project to another on a nightly basis.   One thing I’ve decided cannot go on the back burner for any length of time is the Harpsichord Quilt … Continue reading

Speedy Silent Garden Blocks

Lots has been going on – including a computer that decided it wasn’t sure how well it wanted to work for a few days. Lots of nail-biting going on over that, I can tell you, as I couldn’t begin to … Continue reading