Pinks and Greens and Black and White

I’m back to piecing the border blocks for the Pickled Ladies top, but I had to take some time on the weekend to go through and pick out all my pink and green batiks, so I can dream about making … Continue reading

The First Peony Block is Growing

  Adding round 2 went very, very quickly. If I stopped here and added the frame, it would be a 6″ block. But I’m not stopping at a mere 6″. I want big beautiful peony blocks so they’re going to … Continue reading

New Project – the Peony Quilt

I was convinced I’d stick with it and get finished piecing the Pickled Ladies border, but I suppose it was inevitable that I’d get distracted – I’m blaming the opening of that box full of 6″ sunflowers! So a new project … Continue reading

Summer is Coming … and so are Sunflowers!

Yesterday, I printed the last of the shapes I need for the pieced border of the Pickled Ladies top and, while I still have lots left to do on that, now I know what’s going to be next. And it’s … Continue reading

Eight More Sunflowers

The cold may not be going away, or the snow, but I’m happily pretending it’s warm and there are sunflowers blooming outdoors.  Which they aren’t, of course. But my fabric sunflowers sure are! First up is this one. I can … Continue reading

Nine Little Sunflowers

Before I got totally distracted with the Colonial Garden blocks, I was really making progress on the sunflowers. Here are nine of the ones that are finished – and there are more that are yet to be photographed. The box … Continue reading

Lots of Sunflowers

Getting that sunflower project box empty seems to be my priority right now, so lots and lots of sunflowers have been made. Here are 7 of the most recent, in no particular order. I’ve absolutely given up picking favourites. I think. … Continue reading

Five More Sunflowers

There have been many sunflowers put together over the past few weeks. These are five of the latest ones. Of course a pink one leads off. This has to be one of my favourites of them all. Then a green leafy … Continue reading

A Batik Sunflower and the Book of Lists

It may be cold and there may be snow on the ground, but this mostly pink sunflower makes me think of summer weather. I’m now trying to stay focused on just the sunflowers for a while. Perhaps I won’t make the … Continue reading