Mariner’s Whirl

Where have I been? I’ve been around but had nothing quilt-related to write about or photograph.¬†Thankfully, something finally jolted me out of the creative doldrums! It’s called Mariner’s Whirl, which is a Jinny Beyer design (Beyer 382-12) for which three … Continue reading

Hybrid Piecing

I need to make 10 of these for the next round of my Dance of the Poinsettias – which is now the name of my Can Can quilt, thanks to a comment left on my last post! I really am … Continue reading

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

Two Ringy Dingies

  The very golden, Golden Wedding Ring Two Ringy Dingies top is done!! I made my goal of finishing it this week and didn’t want to wait to post this. Edited December 23, 2018 – thanks to the efforts of … Continue reading

Ring, Ring!!

There’s been a bit of a ring assembly line going on here for the past little while. All the full rings for Two Ringy Dingies are made. And lots of different partial rings. And now it’s time for it to … 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

Choices!

Remember this pretty basket block made with Drunkard’s Path blocks? I made the blocks over five years ago and they sat. Mostly because, while I love the design which I saw in an older Australian Patchwork & Quilting magazine, the … 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