Best Laid Quilt Plans … Out The Window!


I’m in trouble. Major trouble. I was sure that after I finished Springtime in Paris I’d start working on setting the butterfly kaleidoscope stars together. Had the setting figured out. Everything was planned. I’m rather enjoying having projects planned out a … Continue reading

Springtime in Paris Progress


This is totally unlike me, as you know if you’ve read my blog for any length of time, but I am staying engrossed in just one project. And am I ever making progress. Springtime in Paris is one-quarter finished. Slightly … Continue reading

Rosy Towers Finished


The stack of 90 rosy towers. All ready to be stitched to melons which means the fun is about to really begin — nothing but lovely curved piecing. Every one of them has been pressed and the seams graded. If you click … Continue reading

And Yet More Rosy Towers


I’ve been busy. And have made this many more rosy towers to add to the … … growing stack of them. Which really is growing when I look at them side by side with the empty spool beside them. And the … Continue reading

More and More Rosy Towers


Where did I go? To stitch more and more of these. The stack of finished rosy towers is growing. But there are many more yet to be stitched. I’m really, really hoping I get this stack finished this week because … Continue reading

Springtime in Paris Planning and Printing


Where have I been? I’ve been planning and printing for Springtime in Paris. After I got that first partial row of Springtime in Paris done, I realized I really wanted to plan this one out a bit more carefully. So … Continue reading

Springtime in Paris Progress


It’s growing. Almost too fast. It is so enjoyable to stitch that I just can’t stop. One thread and all the towers are attached to the centre square. Another couple of threads and the peels are all attached. I think … Continue reading

Something With “A-Peel”


When I decided to make the Orange Peel variation that I’m calling Springtime in Paris, I decided the very pale light colours of the fabrics would be used for the centre squares and the deep roses would be the Eiffel … Continue reading