Change is Coming to the Not So Silent Garden! Again!!

I finished the second Not So Silent Garden block. Pressed it. Graded the seams. But something just wasn’t working – my Not So Silent Garden needed to be more colourful and vibrant, not muted in any way. So back to … Continue reading

Beginning the Not So Silent Garden

Once I thought I’d settled on the fabrics to use with the wild floral kaleidoscope stars, I couldn’t resist getting started. Off to the ironing board I went, as I wanted to print enough of the hexagon, kites and little … Continue reading

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

Silent Garden

There seems to be a garden theme to my quilts lately. But Silent Garden isn’t a reference to the Garden Gone Wild blocks having gone silent with no work being done even though that seems like it’s the case as … 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

When the Wrong Side is Right

I’ve been trying to figure out how I want to set the wild floral kaleidoscope stars for a while and have finally decided to set them with 2″ hexagons. Then, of course, I had to audition all sorts of different … 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

Setting Fabric

For some reason, the camera just doesn’t capture the colour of this fabric. It’s a lovely light lavender but looks more blue/grey in this photo. And it’s the fabric I’ve chosen to set the wild floral kaleidoscope stars. Again, the … Continue reading

Final Group of Wild Floral Kaleidoscope Stars

I really can’t pick a favourite from these two – I love the effects I got with fussy cutting/printing all of these wild floral kaleidoscope stars. But of this pair I definitely have a favourite – the one on the … Continue reading