Category Archives: quilting

Super Nova

I finally uploaded a new pattern to my Craftsy store. Looking back through previous blog posts, I found out that I started on this last summer. About six months later, I was in the midst of quilting it. If I’d … Continue reading

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Trimmed and Pressed

This afternoon, I spent some time hand stitching together some pieces for the next block in what may end up being a sampler quilt. It’s more English paper piecing, but not such small pieces as the last block I worked … Continue reading

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Tiny Stars

Several days ago, I finished piecing together the Tiny Star Pieces. A few days later, I sewed them into their block. The next block I’m hand piecing has pieces nearly as small, and more of them.  

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Quilting Stencils

When I got ready to quilt this quilt, I wanted to have a different motif in each square and rectangle. But I didn’t want to have to go to all the effort of making so many stencils. It had been … Continue reading

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Lots of Blue and a Little Yellow

A week or so ago, I finished this quilt and sewed on the binding. This was a lot of fun to do. I got to use many of my quilting stencils, and the white thread shows up so well against … Continue reading

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Not Just for Hexagons

Recently, I’ve been trying my hand at English paper piecing, and I’m finding that I like it quite a bit. Although it’s usually associated with hexagons, it is useful with any design that features set-in corners. I’m currently working on … Continue reading

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A Blue Quilt

As usual, I am rotating my time among several different projects — stuffed kitties, a couple of hand pillows, knitting a sweater, sewing a series of quilt blocks, to list just a few. But I’m having a lot of fun … Continue reading

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