Dark Stormy Seas

This is definitely one of the darkest of the Stormy Seas blocks. Now there are only four left to make with the dark, dark blue batik. Its back, after pressing and grading the seams. I realized something as I was … Continue reading

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

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

A Pair of Harpsichord Blocks

Before I decided to make all the Kona Bay 6-pointed stars for that Silent Garden quilt top, I got two more of the Harpsichord blocks finished. First a lovely little peach one. The back, after pressing and grading. And then … 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

Harpsichord Block Sewing Sequence

I said I was going to do it and, as I know I’ll end up referring to this if – when the Harpsichord Quilt project ends up dormant again (which is an inevitability when the Ribbon Flower collection is released), … Continue reading

Batik Sunflowers

When I finished the red and white quilt and the 30 little sunflower blocks in it, I thought I’d never make another sunflower again. Certainly didn’t think I’d make another 6″ one. Maybe a 12″ one would be okay. But … Continue reading

Piecing the Swallows of Inklingo Block – lots of photos

The block that has 112 pieces is finished. Baxter was inspecting it. It’s a variation of the Flying Swallows block, measures 10.86″ finished and was made using shapes from the Inklingo Free Diamond Square Triangle Collection. If you have the … Continue reading