I wish you a Merry Christmas Quilt Along Hi everyone, Here is my introductory post for the first of many events coming up in the next 5 months. I am so excited to share this Quilt Along with you, because this quilt is going to be finished BEFORE Christmas. The Quilt Along starts August 1st. Every other Tuesday, a new FREE 12″ quilt block pattern and tutorial will be released. If you complete the block before the next pattern release, then you will be entered to win some AMAZING prizes! There are bi-weekly prizes and a mega grand prize too! Join the I Wish YouRead More →

Fresh Snow Blog Hop Today I have the great pleasure of taking part in another awesome blog hop with Marian Pena from Seams to be Sew. Thank you so much for organizing this event for us, you are a star. The theme for this blog hop is Winter. We could make anything that is associated with winter, a thing or an event or a holiday. We also needed to use something that is not cotton in our projects. Since I live in the Southern Hemisphere, our winter fall over Easter! Easter reminds me of bunnies, chocolates and eggs. In the end I decided on bunnies.Read More →

Quilting Therapy … Is the name of my new and first pattern for 2017. It is a very easy paper pieced pattern, perfect for beginners. The idea came to me one day, as I was commenting to someone about not needing a psychologist, as quilting is my therapy.  It is what I do at the end of every day, after a day at work. Basically every spare minute I have.  What about you, do you find quilting therapeutic? Let me know in the comments below. I would love to hear from you. (Need to work on my quilting photography) The pattern has the capsule template,Read 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 →

EQ 25TH Anniversary Celebration for March This month is Easter and felt the need to make something special. In the end I chose the Cross and made it into a bookmark, to satisfy my soul and for the love of reading. I love bunnies and chocolate, Easter eggs and chocolate, marshmallows and chocolate. Just chocolate, some more chocolate and just in case I forgot to mention it Chocolate. Hahaha. But the Cross it was going to be, for this month. The pattern size is 3 x 4.5″ The cross is appliqued and then I finished it off with some free motion quilting. Link to theRead More →

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