Tag Archives: scrappy

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 »

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 »

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 »

Happy Blocks and Maple Leafs

By | May 15, 2019

Three of my recent finishes are my happy blocks quilt and 2 Maple Leafs quilts.  The Toronto Maple Leafs fabric was bought when my nephews were much younger and is no longer suitable for a quilt for either of them, hence these quilts that will be donated to my guild for the charity outreach program.… Read More »

Idaho Square Dance Quilt

By | May 1, 2019

This quilt is made from a block by Bonnie Hunter featured her Addicted to Scraps column in Quiltmaker magazine called Idaho Square Dance. It’s made in blues and creams/whites from my stash. The quilt ended up 93″ inches square. It has been gifted to a dear friend. If my math is right there are 2,763… Read More »