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The Zig Zag Finish

The Zig Zag Finish

Remember the third request for my brother and his wife’s baby quilt? ‘Please add a Flower of Life quilting design on this baby quilt.’ Some of you may be familiar with the Flower of Life design because its use in New Age imagery this century. With the name ‘Flower of Life’ only being just over … Continue reading

Spool Star – FAQ

Spool Star – FAQ

Just a few days ago I announced that the Spool Star quilt pattern will be released on 3 November 2021. That is TOMORROW! I wanted to take the time today to give you some information on the pattern and answer the questions that I received. The foundation paper piecing pattern for this wall hanging provides … Continue reading

Florida Sunset Quilt – quilting

Florida Sunset Quilt – quilting

This quilt of many colors, needs threads to match! The plan was to use the thread colors as elements of the colors shift within the rows. This did mean MANY thread changes on the longarm, which I really didn’t mind. I used my longarm rulers to stitch straight lines and circles. I went over each … Continue reading

Finally some tea!

Finally some tea!

So happy to announce that the ‘Tea with Kate’ kitchen quilt is finished. This wall hanging will be on display hopefully soon on a wall near my kitchen. I am happy with how it turned out, even though all the stitching seemed to take for ever. 😉 The blocks are foundation paper pieced for this … Continue reading

Tea for Kate Kitchen Quilt.

Tea for Kate Kitchen Quilt.

It has been a while since you saw anything from this kitchen project. The blocks are from the ‘Tea for Kate’ set that I designed in 2016. This is what I started out planning. I used lots of Alison Glass fabrics combined with lots of ‘pretty friends’. The blocks are 12x 12 inch and I … Continue reading

Quilting around the corner – type 1

Quilting around the corner – type 1

Several people who commented on my posts on my blog or on Facebook/Instagram requested information on how they could quilt around a corner using the Ribbon Candy pattern, just like you would do in borders around a quilt. So I started drawing to see what I could come up with.  Almost directly, I came to … Continue reading

Mandala Love

Mandala Love

Over 6 months ago a friend of mine was diagnosed with a life threatening illness. At this moment she is doing relatively well with a mayor operation in her near future. She has all the support of her family and friends. As she is doing so well, I felt it was a great moment to … Continue reading