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

So Many Choices!

I seem to be in a routine right now of jumping from one project to another on a nightly basis.   One thing I’ve decided cannot go on the back burner for any length of time is the Harpsichord Quilt … Continue reading

I’ve Got the Blues

When the Ribbon Flower collection was released last week, I was in the middle of a harpsichord  block – which, of course, got dropped midway through so I could go play with the Ribbon Flower. Now it’s finished and has … Continue reading

Counting Harpsichord Blocks

Another five Harpsichord Quilt blocks are finished and pressed. First is the orange one that I posted on Friday – but now it’s pressed. And the seams are graded. A medium blue one and it’s my favourite of these five. … 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

Harpsichord Block Assembly Line

I got on a roll! And I’ve been sewing these little harpsichord blocks so much faster than I was when I initially began making them that it almost feels like a little assembly line, but if it’s an assembly line … Continue reading

Slow Progress

And I mean very slow progress! Although I had all the little white and red triangle units done and the four-patch units completed, I could only manage to sew  one of these 9-patch blocks last night. Why so slow? Because … Continue reading

The Harpsichord Quilt Project

When I looked in the Storm at Sea project box last week, I found there was one glassine envelope in there that didn’t quite belong. That led me to finding the Harpsichord Quilt project box.  Clearly, the lid was barely … Continue reading

Grading the Harpsichord Blocks

Saturday night I graded the seams on all the harpsichord quilt blocks done to date. I had actually picked up the project box, thinking I’d stitch a few more when I realized I really needed to get the grading done … Continue reading