Can Can/Poinsettia Assembly Line

Odd title, isn’t it? Once I had this much of the top together, I knew I was committed to making it. So it really did end up feeling rather like an assembly line for a while over the Christmas break … Continue reading

Can Can!!

After getting the centre star of Can Can done, I had to add the first ring of small stars and get it ready for the next ring of ten of the 10-point stars. The piece is already too large for … Continue reading

Big Ring & More!

After finishing One Ringy Dingy, I had to get started on Two Ringy Dingies – but this time using the 16″ Golden Wedding Ring collection. The first ring is made and I love it. There is something about these colours … 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

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