Category Archives: Quilting

Zig Zag Quilt

By | September 12, 2019

This is another of my quilts that came from the Zig Zag Nines quilt by Bonnie Hunter that I ended up deciding not make when it was already partially assembled. Crazy yes, but I just didn’t have a use for a king sized monstrosity of a quilt and the assembly of it was not going… Read More »

The big & little patch quilt

By | September 8, 2019

I needed to make 44 – 16 patch blocks to make a border on a quilt.  I’d made more than half of them when I pulled the quilt out and realised I’d been making the blocks with 2″ squares when quilt was based on 2.5″ squares. That was a fun moment – NOT.  Out came… Read More »

I must confess, I never did make a Y2K Quilt.

By | September 5, 2019

I had great intentions to make a Y2K/Millenium quilt back in 1999.  I traded “squishies” of fabric with other quilters from across the US and Canada and even around the globe so I’d have 2000 unique pieces of fabric to make my special quilt. But despite the best of my intentions no quilt ever got… Read More »

Rainbow Swirl Quilt

By | September 1, 2019

This quilt top has been made for some time but for some reason I’ve never written about it. It’s like I made it and forgot about it. It really is too lovely a quilt to forget about.  Like everyone I get many ads for quilt patterns, fabric and supplies. Honestly, most I don’t even open… Read More »

Chain Link Quilt

By | August 25, 2019

I saw the pattern for the main block in this top somewhere on my travels on the internet. I can’t remember where it was, maybe facebook, but the block pattern stuck with me even though I read that it included partial seams.  The partial seams turned out to be simple! I had just enough of… Read More »

Nine Patch Quilt

By | August 5, 2019

I started making some 9 patches a la Bonnie Hunter. Scrappy whites/lights, scrappy anything goes colours, darks in the center and outside corners and lights in the other positions. I made a bunch with no real plan in mind. Simple pleasurable, mindless sewing – the best kinkd.  The a friend showed me a quilt .… Read More »

Bento Box Quilt

By | June 28, 2019

The website where I found this Bento Box quilt pattern has long since taken down the tutorial, Too bad since it was a very well written pattern so it is a pity I can not link back to it. I guess that is what happens when you work on a project for 4 or 5… Read More »

Fish Quilt

By | June 18, 2019

A friend of ours is having a third baby and for each of her first two babies we made her a quilt that was “sea” themed. This time around we couldn’t find any suitable materials and were at a loss what to make until I saw a quilt on another blog called  one-fish-two-fish-red-fish-blue-fish    That was… Read More »