A little touch of summer.

We had a day out today and despite the fact that the burglar alarm in the studio went off twice… we had a lovely time.   We sat under a red and white umbrella and sampled grilled barramundi. A good idea for a quilt? This little quilt has the blue of the sky, a funky…

A beautiful morning.

8.00 am It's a glorious day. going to get up into the 100's so we're off to the beach, sun, sand, blue sky turquoise water, fish and chips and ice cream… I worked for an hour or so on the quilting pattern on the Rhino applique… jeez who decided to put that pattern on the…

Aggies Quilt No 2.

I feel silly when I write… "Aggies Quilt No 3" I swore I would never do a series…. and here I am doing one… I went to a lecture once, it was so boring… it was a series of quilts, 1-40. It had the same theme… and the quilts were all the same with just…

Challenge block No 5 completed. 12″ X 12″

Thoughts and process:- When I dyed the fabric I didn't give consideration to the fabric outside the 6" block border. So I decided to leave it as it was with the blue floating out into the extended area of the outside border…. I like it. !!! Originally I began quilting with Mono filament thread in…

Challenge block No 5.

It's finished. It is actually square, but I photographed it high on the design wall, (I have too much other stuff up there… You may wonder why I haven't bound the edges…  well, I'm going to stretch these small quilts on canvas blocks… so binding would be too thick. Finishing Instructions are on….The Design is…

The Rhino quilting.

I was able to put the small quilt up on the design wall this morning… it gives me an idea of how the quilting will compliment the applique.

The Design is in the Detail

via pamhollanddesigns.typepad.com I wanted to create a Christmas block… Should I piece it…? I have a lot of patterns, I designed a lot of Christmas blocks some years ago… Somehow I want it to fit in with the detail of the previous blocks so the inspiration for this one came from one a Christmas book…