Tri Recs Rulers? What are those? I had never heard of them before this week’s clue. I always wondered about those beautiful Christmas tree and star blocks. I had no idea this was how done. Here we go, a new adventure – Bonnie Hunter’s En Provence, week 2! With a massive to-do list at home, … More En Provence Week 2 – New Rulers, Yay!!!
In August I took a class from Mary Sorensen at the AQS show in Grand Rapids. Mary is a well-known instructor and I really enjoyed her technique. This is the class project. It’s not necessarily my style but it was a very good learning process. Now that I’ve completed it, I feel like I could take on just about … More A New Finish – Needleturn Applique
Here they are – 221 3.5 inch neutral 4-patch squares. I wasn’t going to do it. But this year’s Bonnie Hunter mystery quilt challenge includes French provincial fabrics. I actually had some that I had no idea what to do with and this seemed to be the perfect use. Yet, we all know what a … More What Did I Get Myself Into? A Bonnie Hunter Mystery Quilt?
I am so proud to share this quilt. My husband designed the pier panel and the lady. There is so much work and detail.It was designed to look beautiful draped over a queen-sized bed. It took approximately 8 months to complete and I am so glad it is finished!
Months have passed since my last post. I have been quilting up a storm and not donumenting any of them. I have been trying to finish up a bunch of UFOS and use up some scraps. So, here goes…this is what I have been working on since my last post. This is how my Lollipops … More So much quilting
My first day at the AQS Quilt show in Grand Rapids began with a class by Edyta Sitar called Lollipops. Don’t let this little pattern fool you. It looks pretty easy but there was so much to learn. The tips and tricks that she shared were great. They are going to make my completion of … More AQS Grand Rapids 2015, starts with Edyta Sitar!
No more misfit blocks! I vow to practice good technique and cut straight strips. I will also check my strips to make sure they are all the same width (just a few threads difference in each strip adds up to a big difference in a quilt). Easier said than done. After all the pressing and … More Lesson Five: Cutting Straight Strips. No Vs or Elbows for Me!