Project of Doom Week 13 Monster Book of Monsters and Quirrell’s Turban is this weeks options in the Quilt Along. I took some inspiration from other members of the group and decided to make my Monster Book of Monsters “Fluffy”. In hindsight, if I had to make the monster book again, I would NOT use fleece to do it again, keep to nice and safe cotton. Saying that, doesn’t he look adorable, I named him Snuggles. “A vicious guide to monstrous creatures.“—Description The Monster Book of Monsters, by Edwardus Lima, is a particularly vicious textbook that is used in Care of Magical Creatures while RubeusRead More →

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 →

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