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 →

Nine Mens Morris The second block for the Play with me Quilt Along is done, Alida revealed it last week Monday. Here is mine. I enjoyed making this one, paper piecing is my favorite form of making a quilt blocks. And this one was super easy. Somehow I managed to miss getting the seams lined up, and will be sorting that out for the perfectionist in me. I have to confess, I have never heard of Nine Mens Morris. Alida, has kindly added the how to play, and rules for each block, so I will be learning how to play it soon, and she willRead More →

Checkerboard – Play with me QAL Wow, we are into out second week of January already. And what a first week it was. Busy, busy, busy. In between many other things, I decided to tackle the Play with me QAL with alidatweloqdesigns. Alida has 9 wonderful boards to make into either place-mats, zip / roll-up bags and a pick-nick sized quilt. Each block will showcase a different technique and can be done as a quilt as you go method. I am happy about this, as I have not tried quilt as you go yet. So that will be a first for me. This one belowRead More →

My Favorite Things Block 1 Jennifer Ofenstein from Sewhooked has a block of the month running this year called my favorite things. Here is my first block, making three, but showing 2 so far. Mom’s 6″ block My 12″ block. I am having so much fun with this bom, and can’t wait for the next block to arrive. Which will be on the 1 of February 2016. My decided she didn’t want a quilt, but she wants a quilted sewing bag, with these blocks in it. I will be making a quilt for myself. I hope you will click through to Sewhooked and see whatRead More →

Messenger App My latest finished block for the Smart Phone Quilt Along. All patterns are designed by Jennifer Rowles at Fandom in Stitches. The is nearly a hundred different apps to choose from, and five different layouts.  Including an Iphone style layout and an Ipad layout. Because this Iphone quilt is for my mom, she has chosen the Ipad style layout, with enough block to make it a queens size bed quilt, to share with my dad. I am planning on making a quilt for me as well, but this will have to wait, as I have to many things going on this year. SoRead More →

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