Off Kilter Stars

I know I should have blogged last week but I have an excuse – I got my booster shot and it packed a bit of a punch! I’m glad it did as that means my immune system was busily making … Continue reading

Two More Fireworks

I actually thought that by the middle of January I’d be finished making these blocks? Ha! Not a hope. It took me most of the week to make two blocks. This one with the star straight up and down. And … Continue reading

More Fireworks!

Christmas Fireworks, that is – my take on Willyne Hammerstein’s Midnight Fireworks quilt in Millefiori Quilts. Which, of course, I’m making with the Inklingo Midnight Fireworks collection. First up an off-centre fireworks. Then a centred one. And finally another off-centre … Continue reading

Stars Going Every Which Way!

So far I’m still sticking with the Christmas Fireworks and two more blocks are done. First one with the star pointing straight. Then an off-centre one. The back of the straight star after grading of the seams and pressing it. … Continue reading

Next? Stormy Weather Ahead!

This block was done in March. Of. 2010. That’s right – 2010. That was when the first block of Stormy Seas was sewn, although I just watermarked it now. And the project is still not finished! These 25 blocks were … 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.

Stars and Yin Yang Blocks

I have been doing some piecing, although not a lot, while I’ve been mostly missing from the blog. The projects I chose to work on were projects for which I already had lots of shapes printed and were ready, waiting for me … Continue reading

I’m Seeing Stars

First lots of little kaleidoscope stars made with the .50″/1.0″ star point and .50″ hexagons. They will join this group and more that have been finished for a grand total of 28 little treasures. Now I’m going to start playing … Continue reading

A Batik and A Shirting

That’s what I used for the Drunkard’s Path basket block – a batik and an Asian shirting print. I wasn’t sure if they’d play together nicely, but I was determined to try my idea out. This is absolutely not what … Continue reading