Project of Doom Week 12 This weeks blocks are the Basilisk Fang, Butterbeer and Cooking Sherry.  Once again I just had to make all three options, since I am making a queen size quilt. What can I say. All the free patterns for this weeks blocks can be found on Fandom in Stitches and Sewhooked. Here is my blocks based on the patterns. “Why don’t we go and have a butterbeer in the Three Broomsticks, it’s a bit cold, isn’t it?“ —Hermione Granger inviting Harry Potter to the Three Broomsticks Inn. Butterbeer was a popular wizarding beverage described as tasting “a little bit like less-sicklyRead More →

Project of Doom Week 11 In week 11 of the quilt along, the patterns Hedwig, Eagle Owl, Errol, Pigwidgeon is based on the owls in the Harry Potter films and books. I couldn’t resist or rather decide which one I was going to make, and ended up making all 4 of them. All these free patterns can be found on Fandom in Stitches or Sewhooked. Here is my blocks from these patterns. “I’ve got to keep him up here because he annoys Errol and Hermes. He annoys me too, come to that.“ —Ron Weasley Pigwidgeon (also known as Pig) was Ron Weasley’s first pet owl.Read More →

Project of Doom Week 10 Standard Book of spells, years 1 to 7. Traditionally, these books would all be with the same binding and with lettering and numbered. But I don’t have an embroidery machine and decided to rather make each book with its own colors, to make them more individual pretty. All the Harry Potter patterns can be found on the Fandom in Stitches website here. Here is my take on the block. The Standard Book of Spells is a collection of books written by Miranda Goshawk for a variety of subjects at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The series includes seven books,Read More →

Project of Doom Week 9 This week we made the Golden Snitch and a stack of books with our house tie. I am in Hufflepuff house, so my tie colors are yellow and black. Both patterns can be found at Fandom in Stitches. Here is my Snitch. “To Harry James Potter, I leave the Snitch he caught in his first Quidditch match at Hogwarts, as a reminder of the rewards of perseverance and skill.“—Rufus Scrimgeour quotes from Dumbledore’s will on this Snitch. And my house tie. “You might belong in Hufflepuff, Where they are just and loyal, Those patient Hufflepuffs are true, And unafraid ofRead More →

Project of Doom Week 7 This time we have the Time Turner and the Venomous Tentacula. I loved working on these pattern, especially the Tentacula, he came out gorgeous. “I mark the hours, every one, Nor have I yet outrun the Sun. My use and value, unto you, Are gauged by what you have to do.“—Inscription on Hermione Granger‘s Time-Turner The Venomous Tentacula is a green, spiky, toothsome plant with mobile vines that try to grab living prey. Venomous Tentacula expels venom from its shoots, and its spikes are deadly. Its bite is highly poisonous and can prove fatal. The patterns is designed by JenniferRead More →

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