Project of Doom Quilt is done! Finally, I can’t tell everyone how happy I am. She finished off so beautiful. The Project of Doom quilt was part of a Quilt Along, that is still ongoing. New members join every day, some of the new member have never paper pieced before. So it does not matter how experienced you are, you CAN make this quilt. I will be honest of you, this was my very first paper pieced quilt, ever. All these patterns and more can be found here. They are all free. Here is she is, Petunia in all her glory. There is a coupleRead More →

The Smartphone Quilt Along started recently at Fandom in Stitches. Jennifer Rowels is the designer. Every week she is releasing 3  blocks, you can choose 1 or all three, depending on how big you want your quilt to be, there is 56 (I think) icons to choose from. And she will have different layouts to choose from as well. So you could end up with an apple or a Samsung quilt in the end. Here is what I have managed to stitch up so far. If you would like to sew along with us on this quilt, or just want to download the free patterns,Read More →

Project of Doom final blocks is finally done. Here is the last block I made for the dark arts Project of Doom quilt. It has some potions bottles in the block. Then this is the final layout for the Dark Arts blocks to go together, will start stitching those together as soon as I have cut out all the sashing for it. And finally, my “good” Project of Doom, for the good guys.  This is the finished quilt top, ready to be quilted. You can see I have added some extra pieces on the sides of the castle, the Sword of Gryffindor with Dobby theRead More →

Severus Snape Click on the picture to download the pattern. Designed and tested by Vanda Chittenden 20 x 20 inch paper pieced with applique This pattern was inspired by Snape and his love for Lily. “But this is touching, Severus,” said Dumbledore seriously. “Have you grown to care for the boy, after all?” “For him?” shouted Snape. “Expecto Patronum!” From the tip of his wand burst the silver doe. She landed on the office floor, bounded once across the office, and soared out of the window. Dumbledore watched her fly away, and as her silvery glow faded he turned back to Snape, and his eyesRead More →

Project of Doom Week 14 Harry’s Wand,  Elder Wand and Voldemort’s Wand. This weeks blocks was based on all the important wands in Harry Potter, I was quite excited about this block and ultimately decided to make all 3 variations. All 3 patterns can be found at Fandom in Stitches and Sewhooked. Voldemort’s Wand block, I made with black and green colors to represent Slytherin. Tom Riddle’s wand was 13 1/2″ in length and belonged to Tom Riddle, the wizard who later became known as Lord Voldemort. The wand was made from yew with a phoenix feather core. It was manufactured by Garrick Ollivander andRead More →

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