Waltzing in Toronto


  What am I talking about? This gorgeous 12″ Waltzing Matilda block! Which is perfectly square. Unfortunately, our camera’s lens wants to add a curve to everything. Yes, I made a huge block. Well, huge for me as I tend … Continue reading

Bouquet of Flowers


A bouquet of sunflowers, that is. I’ve been working on sunflowers for the past couple of weeks along with a Christmas gift, which I can’t show yet. First a pretty – hmm, aubergine sunflower? Then my favourite of this group … Continue reading

Around the World Blog Hop


My blogging schedule lately has been somewhat erratic, but I seem to be getting back to it a little more frequently. So when Laura from LC’s Cottage asked me to participate in the Around the World Blog Hop, I was … Continue reading

When the Wrong Side is Right


I’ve been trying to figure out how I want to set the wild floral kaleidoscope stars for a while and have finally decided to set them with 2″ hexagons. Then, of course, I had to audition all sorts of different … Continue reading

A Wine Sunflower


A wine sunflower to add to the stack of finished ones. Now there are 30 done. I think there are at least another 20 ready to stitch in this box. Maybe even another 30. I’ll have to find another white … Continue reading

Book Blog Hop & Giveaway – Recreating Antique Quilts

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I was thrilled to be asked by Wendy Sheppard to take part in this blog hop introducing her book, “Recreating Antique Quilts, Re-envisioning, Modifying and Simplifying Museum Quilts.” Click on the button above and you will be taken to Wendy’s … Continue reading

Drunkard’s Path QAL – Second Project


There are a huge number of little blocks that have been waiting to be turned into a quilt for a very long time. 832 of the 2″ Drunkard’s Path blocks, in fact. This is the setting I’m going to use, but … Continue reading

I’m Seeing Stars


First lots of little kaleidoscope stars made with the .50″/1.0″ star point and .50″ hexagons. They will join this group and more that have been finished for a grand total of 28 little treasures. Now I’m going to start playing … Continue reading