And Yet More Fiesta!

I am not even close to finishing the Fiesta top. I keep forgetting that even though I laid out the blocks and thought I had the block placement all figured out, I’ve been changing it as I go — so it’s not … Continue reading

More Fiesta

The colourful Fiesta blocks are the perfect antidote to the grey days of winter that we’ve had so many of this year. I have enough of the fabric left to use in some other project that calls for some wild … Continue reading

Fiesta!!!

This book arrived and I want to make almost every one of the quilts in it! So it’s a very good thing I got Dance of the Poinsettias done before the book arrived. The cover quilt is called Fiesta Gitana … Continue reading

Mariner’s Whirl

Where have I been? I’ve been around but had nothing quilt-related to write about or photograph. Thankfully, something finally jolted me out of the creative doldrums! It’s called Mariner’s Whirl, which is a Jinny Beyer design (Beyer 382-12) for which three … Continue reading

Detour!!

I had great plans to stay completely focused on Can Can/Poinsettia and was making progress. I really did. But there was a new Inklingo collection for a block called Starry Path that was seemingly destined to throw me off course. There … Continue reading

One Ringy Dingy

The One Ringy Dingy top is finished. There will be a Two Ringy Dingies top  – I’ve printed some of the setting pieces for it already. I’m just deciding what fabrics I’ll make it in – and I will be … Continue reading

A Second Ring

I love the effect I got from fussy cutting/printing the little kites that surround the centre star but can’t even begin to imagine how difficult it would be to do this were it not for using Inklingo to print the … Continue reading

Golden Wedding Ring 1

In what is probably no surprise to those who know my love for the soft shabby chic colours, I chose one of the 5.75″ repeat fabrics to use for the first Golden Wedding Ring project. I just added some pinks … Continue reading

Golden Wedding Ring

When I started to quilt, one of the first books I bought had numerous patterns including one for Golden Wedding Ring. I was immediately taken by it and have remembered it ever since seeing that picture. So when Linda Franz announced … Continue reading

Silent Garden & Harpsichord Blocks … and Getting Ready to Print

I know, I know! I thought I was going to stick with the Stormy Seas blocks but I decided to finish the blocks for row 3 of the brown & blue Silent Garden top. This is block 7 for row … Continue reading