Kona™ Pink Flamingo The patchwork fabric colour of the year for 2017 is Kona™ Pink Flamingo. I found some quilts designed with this colour fabric, either […]Continue reading
What About Those Tiny Bits? Once my stash started to build, and I was keeping every last scrap of left over fabric in case I […]Continue reading
Sometime in the 1980s I was asked to make a quilt for the mother of a man, (I’ll call him Son), who was quite definite […]Continue reading
From United Kingdom Rose Smith from Ludlow UK shared these videos on Google+ The nine patch block is surrounded by a border with corner squares […]Continue reading
Students make beautiful quilts and when I found this post from ten years ago, I thought you would enjoy Catherine’s quilt based around her feature fabricContinue reading
How Not To Be Critical Of Your Quilts: Sometimes we need to be kind to ourselves. As you make more and more quilts, your skill will improve and you will become less critical of yourself.Continue reading
How do you know which kind of triangles are in your patchwork blocks? Half-square triangles, or quarter-square triangles? Follow one simple rule, it’s easy.Continue reading
It's No Secret! I Love Scrap Quilts I have made many of them, because of my Listen With Your Eyes system of making quilts, and because […]Continue reading
Modern Quilting is described as being brightly coloured with large areas of open space, improvisation and large shapes. The five articles linked below showcase quilts that […]Continue reading
What is a scrap quilt?
A patchwork quilt made from collected fabrics. Usually, a scrap quilt is not sewn from bought yardage, it is made from what the quiltmaker has in her ‘stash’. I cannot make a quilt from my cupboards, unless it is made from leftover scraps of fabrics from other quilts that I have made.