Posts Tagged: Quilting

Hexagons, Japanese Prints and Hidden Treasures

In 2011, I found a little shop tucked away that sold Japanese knick knacks, old kimonos and beautiful scraps of fabric. I immediately went into salvage mode and started digging around like a treasure deprived tomb raider. These are some

Hexagons, Japanese Prints and Hidden Treasures

In 2011, I found a little shop tucked away that sold Japanese knick knacks, old kimonos and beautiful scraps of fabric. I immediately went into salvage mode and started digging around like a treasure deprived tomb raider. These are some

Cathedral Window Quilt #4

This quilt uses the same colour scheme as one I made earlier for my nephew. I’ve just added alternating rows of blank window inserts. I thought the first quilt looked way too busy. The blank fabric (same fabric used for

Cathedral Window Quilt #4

This quilt uses the same colour scheme as one I made earlier for my nephew. I’ve just added alternating rows of blank window inserts. I thought the first quilt looked way too busy. The blank fabric (same fabric used for

Green

Fabric collection at present. I seem to be tending toward bold colours and patterns these days. A cathedral window block sample I made with a few of the fabrics. Normally I like to do a block first to see how

Green

Fabric collection at present. I seem to be tending toward bold colours and patterns these days. A cathedral window block sample I made with a few of the fabrics. Normally I like to do a block first to see how

Cathedral Window Quilt #2 & #3

In January 2012, I visited Australia to spend time with family. My niece was about three months old and I had a nephew on the way. I decided to make them both a quilt. For my niece I was tossing

Cathedral Window Quilt #2 & #3

In January 2012, I visited Australia to spend time with family. My niece was about three months old and I had a nephew on the way. I decided to make them both a quilt. For my niece I was tossing

Cathedral Window Quilt #1

The first time I saw a cathedral window quilt was when I came across the Memories of Grandma Quilt. I was fascinated with the origami-like folds and marvelled at it’s beauty. All I could think about from then on was figuring out

Cathedral Window Quilt #1

The first time I saw a cathedral window quilt was when I came across the Memories of Grandma Quilt. I was fascinated with the origami-like folds and marvelled at it’s beauty. All I could think about from then on was figuring out

Pinwheel Quilt

The first quilt I ever started but didn’t finish first. This quilt was first created with the intention of being a wedding present to my second oldest sister. I came across a pinwheel block in pastels that I thought she’d

Pinwheel Quilt

The first quilt I ever started but didn’t finish first. This quilt was first created with the intention of being a wedding present to my second oldest sister. I came across a pinwheel block in pastels that I thought she’d