My beginner piecing class focuses on block design and piecing: 4-patch, 9-patch, 5-patch, and 7-patch. I tell my students that if they learn how to draw and sew blocks based on these four grids, they will have enough to make quilts for a lifetime.
I actually did spend some time over the holiday weekend sewing the quilt design that was the subject of my last post.
Earlier this week I stopped by the post office to pick up a fun package sent by the Electric Quilt Company, with copies of my recently released book and a few other goodies. Love the larger format. LOVE the spiral binding!
Also posted in Books!, Inspiration
Over the weekend we launched our new website…. and now you know what has been keeping me so busy over the last year few months. This, and Jamie’s wedding, and adjusting to a new life, and volunteering, and…
It’s hard for me to believe some of you out there are experiencing sweltering heat while I still face chilly days and even colder nights day in and day out!
Over three weeks ago I started working on several Halloween projects. When I work on any one particular project involving several similar but separate elements, I usually draw and draw and draw, and then select my favorites from all those drawings.
Also posted in Applique, Fall
If you are an Electric Quilt software user you may be aware that they have just updated their blog, now called “Behind the Mouse.”
…Which is pretty much how this whole year seems to have been going. Scattered. That is, me feeling scattered. Not the year. Or?
Also posted in This and that
There’s a sale going on at My EQ Boutique this weekend you will not want to miss!
A few days ago one of my friends was showing me her latest crochet project. The family has been planning a big outdoor celebration later this month, so she has been crocheting some beautiful pitcher covers for each of the tables. Then she sighed: “It would have been fun to make these out of fabric, […]