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

Silent Garden & Harpsichord Blocks … and Getting Ready to Print

I know, I know! I thought I was going to stick with the Stormy Seas blocks but I decided to finish the blocks for row 3 of the brown & blue Silent Garden top. This is block 7 for row … Continue reading

Ring in the Silent Gardens

I decided to get that partially finished DWR ring finished and added to the stack. I need to start adding the finished rings to the top which has barely been begun to see how many more complete rings I need … Continue reading

Preparing Alternate Silent Garden Rows

I’m past the halfway point of sewing the blocks for the third rows of both the B&B Silent Garden and Tranquil Garden tops, so I decided it was time to pull out a bunch of the stars for the Not … Continue reading

Harpsichords in Silent Gardens with a Pickled Lady

That title definitely made me laugh. Lots of different blocks in this post! First the 5th block of row 3 of the B&B Silent Garden top. Then the 5th block of row 3 of the Tranquil Garden top. This one … Continue reading

Seven Blocks for Five Tops and Breaking News!!

I’m trying to find different headlines for the posts about these blocks, with varying degrees of success. Looking for the breaking news? You’ll have to scroll down. First another brown & blue Silent Garden block – this will be block … Continue reading

Gardens Are Growing

Silent Gardens are growing, that is. We’ve been waiting for a calm day out on the roof garden to take these two photographs. While there have been many nice days, it’s almost always breezy out there and some days it’s … Continue reading

A Pickled Lady in the Silent Gardens?

I couldn’t resist that title because really – a pickled lady in a silent garden? The thought makes me laugh. But before I get to the new Pickled Lady, there are a couple of Silent Garden and Harpsichord blocks to … Continue reading