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

Harpsichord Block #33

It seems I’m going to have to accept that this block takes longer to stitch than I think. This one took me about 75 minutes, so a bit faster than the night before. I’m still hoping I’ll find a stitching … Continue reading

A Small Finish

The doll bed runner was finished and sent off and now it has been received and photos taken. Isn’t this doll bed gorgeous? It makes me want to design and make a whole bunch of mini quilts just for doll … Continue reading