Miniatures

I know that I’m in the minority on this, but I love working with small pieces. And while I continue working on piecing the blocks for the Pickled Ladies pieced border, I keep thinking about a miniature — hmm, something. … Continue reading

Floral Wheels 3 and 4

The final two Floral Wheel blocks are done. First this one. And its back. And the final one.  I added even more of the squares on this one as I know how I’m putting them together now. And the photo of … Continue reading

Floral Wheel and A Bit of A Rant

The story begins with these floral fabrics that I found when I was searching for fabrics for my version of Valse Brillante. Which I am still, by the way, in the process of pulling. More about that later in the … Continue reading

Garden Stars – Almost Finished

The little Garden Stars quilt top is almost finished. I’m debating whether to add a small border. Right now it’s 12″ square. If I do add a border, I’m not sure what colour to add.  Mr. Q.O. says lime green. … 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

And Then There Were Three

Three of the little 4.5″ Patchwork of the Crosses blocks, that is. I just couldn’t resist on the weekend and made one more to add to the slowly growing pile of these way too cute for words tiny blocks. There … Continue reading

Tiny Blocks and A Friend’s Great News

While I am committed to finishing the butterfly kaleidoscope stars quilt top, I was really feeling the need to work on something else for an evening. Sticking with just one project is unusual for me. Doing it basically twice in a row? … Continue reading

Slightly Larger Patchwork of the Crosses

You knew I couldn’t stop with the .50″ size, right? Of course you did! Yesterday I hunted and hunted for something that was going to work for fussy cutting/printing for the centre hexagons in the block but found nothing that appealed. … Continue reading

Miniature POTC Block

It was inevitable that I’d get distracted from the butterfly kaleidoscope stars. I knew it was coming. And yesterday it did. A miniature version of Lucy Boston’s Patchwork of the Crosses – the .50″ Inklingo 90-degree hexagon collection. As soon … Continue reading

Kaleidoscope Stars of a Different Sort

Yesterday morning started out innocently enough. I had finished attaching row 8 to Springtime in Paris and was halfway through stitching row 9 together the night before. Then what happened? Then I got completely and totally distracted. By a new … Continue reading