I Wish You A Merry Quilt Along Block One Plus Prizes Hi everyone, Welcome to Week 1 Block 1 of the Quilt Along. It has been so much fun designing for this quilt along and who doesn’t love Christmas. Without further ado, here is block 1. A snowflake, I just could not resist making a snowflake. You see where I live in South Africa our Christmas falls in summer. And I would absolutely love to see a snow white Christmas. For the snowflake I decided to design an applique pattern. It is super simple and easy to make. You can download the pattern here. PlusRead More →

The new pattern is now ready! Modern Geometric Kaleidoscope Quilt. There are so many modern quilts out there that I love so much and it inspired me to design one of my own. Plus I love the look of geometric quilts, they look so crisp and clean. And so Modern Geometric Kaleidoscope Quilt is now all finished. This is an easy paper pieced pattern, that went together super fast, the quilting actually a lot longer to do than it took me to make the quilt top. For my quilt I decided on varying shades of orange and a white background. I just love the cheerfulnessRead More →

Little sewing machine house In one of the quilting groups Lapkoors, that I am a member of, I offered to design a house in the shape of a sewing machine, for the little house quilt along. There has been a mish mash of styles, from applique to paper piecing, to normal piecing. And every quilter, has added their own personal touch to each block. All the blocks is 6″ excluding seam allowances. This is what I designed. You will notice that the stitching is not quite finished yet, still need to embroider some button holes in the buttons. The buttons is the colored circles. IfRead More →

2015 in a nutshell. It is the last day of the year 2015, I cant believe how the time has flown. And decided that I need to recap on my project list for 2015, that I had written up for this year. It looks a bit dismal. Below is the original list, and I will follow on below that with what I actually managed this year. POD 2015 –  Project of Doom, a Harry Potter quilt along, hosted Fandom in Stitches website and run by Jennifer.  – Finished one, quilt top is finished for a second one. Rainbow Brick Road Quilt  – for Charles, myRead More →

Christmas is in my heart pattern. Marian from Seams to be Sew, has managed to pull together another fantastic blog hop. This time the theme is Christmas is in my heart. And she really wanted some hearts to appear in any of our crafty projects. I didn’t want to disappoint, here is my Christmas is my heart table topper / place mat. This pattern is free for my day.  I hope you enjoy the pattern. The pattern is appliqued, red and black to symbolize Christmas. And of course, the words Merry Christmas. You can download it here. You can now find the pattern in myRead More →