Monthly Archives: May 2016

Incremental Progress

By | May 24, 2016

Things are progressing, slowly and surely, on my Calico Rose quilt. Thanks  to Queen Victoria  we had a long weekend this past weekend. She may have died in 1901 but we still celebrate her birthday the best way possible with a day off of work.  With the extra day I was both able to relax… Read More »

Sewing Progress

By | May 21, 2016

As I mentioned on Thursday I’m participating in the Friday Night Sew In with Wendy at Sugar-Lane. I did some sewing last night but, alas, I did not make as much progress as I hoped to make. However, I did manage to turn these: into something a little larger. They turned into a big pile… Read More »

Getting Ready to Get Sewing

By | May 19, 2016

I’ve been dilly dallying the last few weeks with my sewing. I have had great intentions but just haven’t got to the sewing machine. So I signed up for the Friday Night Sew In to give myself a kick start. I want to make the  Calico Rose Quilt with a black background. The first picture… Read More »

Oh where did this Quilt end up?

By | May 17, 2016

I was going through some quilting pictures and came across this one. Scarily I don’t remember making it and don’t remember where it got gifted to. A quilt forgotten but for some photographic evidence. How sad. The material in the centre is of dogs, surrounded by scrappy 9 patches and then a narrower plain border.… Read More »

Swoon Quilt

By | May 15, 2016

Made as a baby blanket for a coworker who was having their first baby and they didn’t find out which sex the baby was. What better than green and yellow – works for both boys and girls.This Swoon quilt is much more pastel and “soft” in colour than I normally go for. But it does… Read More »

More Square Dancing

By | May 10, 2016

More of my Blue Idaho Square Dance scrappy quilt. And even more: And finally: A Bonnie Hunter Addicted to Scraps quilt block. Now “just” to quilt this generous Queen sized quilt. This blog entry  is linked at  Scraptastic Tuesday & Sew Cute Tuesday

Cinema at 7

By | May 8, 2016

I’m calling this my Cinema at 7 quilt as it’s 7 x 7 blocks. It is based on the Film at Five quilt from the Wedding Dress Blue blog. I of course made some changes to the original pattern from the Wedding Dress Blue blog. I changed the size of the small squares from 2.5″… Read More »