I Think I Need a Silent Garden Intervention!

More about that in a second. First up, though – another of the Tranquil Garden blocks. I think of this one as the tulip block. And a pretty purple Harpsichord block. Both pressed like a dream. I’m getting close to … Continue reading

A Silent Garden with Harpsichords?

I’ve been getting lots done. Now I just need to try to start blogging on a more consistent basis. A pretty orange harpsichord block. The more I make of these blocks, the faster I find I’m sewing them. I love … Continue reading

Speedy Silent Garden Blocks

Lots has been going on – including a computer that decided it wasn’t sure how well it wanted to work for a few days. Lots of nail-biting going on over that, I can tell you, as I couldn’t begin to … Continue reading

A Garden and Stars

What have I been doing? Amongst other things, I’ve been trying out various fabrics for sashing/alternate blocks with the Garden Gone Wild blocks but have yet to find the solution. These are the 22 flowers in the garden. One of … Continue reading

Grading of Seams & Beginning of Capriccioso

It took a while, but I finally got all the seams of the ribbon flower blocks graded. I had graded the seams on just about half of the blocks, other than the final seams from adding the background fabrics. I … Continue reading

Lots and Lots of Little Stars

I’ve been busy – making the final 10 of the 16 little 3″ LeMoyne Stars. They all began with this fabric, which was languishing in my stash as I really didn’t like it. But with some fussy cutting/printing? It turned … 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 Finish and A Beginning

Wednesday night I took the last stitch and the butterfly kaleidoscope stars top is finished. All completely hand pieced. And every minute of it was pure enjoyment. It is approximately 55 x 84.  I purposely did half stars at the … Continue reading

Butterfly Kaleidscope Stars … Again

See this lovely stack of butterfly kaleidoscope stars, all with their surrounding diamonds? The stack is made up of more stars than it appears. There are well over 60 stars in that pile. And now they’re all done. Next is figuring out … Continue reading

A Quartet of Butterfly Kaleidoscope Stars

More before and after pictures with this quartet. I’ve been having fun finding their before shots. First up. The after shot. The centre of this one makes me think of a palm tree. The second, with its before shot. And … Continue reading