A dear friend and admired artist and artisan recently gave me three bags of beautiful cotton fabric and her large hand quilting frame! I’m so very grateful for her kindness, so I’ve decided to make a small throw quilt for her, using some of her fabrics and to hand quilt it! I’m going to make a Carpenters Star for her, […]
Carpenters Star started
Old Muscat Souk quilt started
I love this cheerful and simple pattern by The Nomadic Quilter, and have started my own version. The fabric is largely drawn from Stacked Fabrics sold-old Wren fat quarter bundle. The background is Peaches and Cream by Colorworks for Northcott, a very pretty millennial pink.
My first disappearing nine patch
I’ve got a quilt planned around a group of Fat Quarters from Lewis and Irene — Water Meadow — which I had been looking longingly at while browsing our LQS, The Woolworks (run by textile artist Heidi Wulfraat).It reminds me of the work of my husband’s cousin’s wife, Yorkshire artist Helen Gaunt. I’m going to make an appliqué panel for […]
Fabric choices, Thousand Oaks Quilt
NB: Edyta Sitar’s Thousand Oaks quilt pattern is available on her website or in her book, Patches of Blue. I’m a collage artist and I found choosing the fabrics for this appliqué project almost exactly like composing the materials for a paper or multi media collage. You need 9 fat quarters worth of fabrics for the appliqués. From each fabric […]