Philosophers Stone from Harry Potter The is the newest pattern made for a request. The lady, Jo, is making a Harry Potter quilt for her son, and wanted this faceted Philosophers Stone, to add to the patterns. The pattern is 10 inches finished, and paper pieced. The patterns are colored, to make it easier to sew the pattern. You can see from Jo’s block, that she chose to make the bottom a book, but this can be left as the background as well. This is an ongoing project hosted by Fandom in Stitches The original quilt along happened in 2011 and revitalized in 2015, andRead More →

Completed Smartphone Quilt It is done, finally! It took a couple of months, but here she is on all her glory. All these patterns and much, much more is still available for free on Fandom in Stitches in the link below. There are several layouts to choose from as well, in the end my mom decided in the Ipad layout, as this quilt is for her. And she is completely addicted to her Ipad. You can still join in with the quilt along. Even though it “ended in December”, there is still people joining in and starting their quilts. And some closeups of all theRead More →

Backgammon Reverse Applique Block The latest pattern from the Play with me Quilt Along. Alida from Twelogdesign is the designer and quilt along leader for these patterns. This is my attempt. Now, I will be completely honest with you. This was the first time I tried reverse applique …. and I didn’t like it. But after having a chat with Alida, I will try this technique again on a different pattern, I might change my mind. I chose two bright colors for the triangles behind a plain blue foreground. As an afterthought, i probably should have chosen a more vibrant color. Each block in thisRead More →

Celebrate International Craft Month You can not imagine the excitement I felt, when I was included in the blog hop for International Quilting Month. Here is the whole list of bloggers taking part in the event. Please go and visit everyone, you never know what you might find. Marian  – Seams to be Sew: http://www.seamstobesew.com Patty – Elm Street Quilts: www.elmstreetquilts.com Cheryl – Cheryl’s Teapots2Quilting: http://cherylsteapots2quilting.blogspot.com/ Barb –Bejeweled Quilts by Barb: www.bejeweledquilts.blogspot.com Vanda – Quilt in Piece:  http://chittenden.co.za  (this is me) Julie – Pink Doxies: www.pinkdoxies.com       Carol – Fun Threads Designs: www.funthreads.blogspot.com Carole – >From My Carolina Home: www.frommycarolinahome.com Darlene – QuiltShopGal: www.quiltshopgal.com AndRead More →

Paper pieced

Buttons Paper Pieced Blocks Progress has been made with the My Favourite Things Block of the month hosted by Jennifer Ofenstein at Sewhooked This month’s block is buttons. I am making 3 of each block. This one is for me. This one is for my mom. This one is for my aunt. You can find the BOM below. Last month’s block was the sewing machine block, here is what I did with those. *** For the Star Trek fans, I have not been neglecting those patterns, I a, busy testing Deep Space 9 patterns. After I recovered from being sick, I had to catch upRead More →

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