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 →

Celebrate International Craft Month You can not imagine the excitement I felt, when I was included in the blog hop for International Quilting Month. Here is the whole list of bloggers taking part in the event. Please go and visit everyone, you never know what you might find. Marian  – Seams to be Sew: http://www.seamstobesew.com Patty – Elm Street Quilts: www.elmstreetquilts.com Cheryl – Cheryl’s Teapots2Quilting: http://cherylsteapots2quilting.blogspot.com/ Barb –Bejeweled Quilts by Barb: www.bejeweledquilts.blogspot.com Vanda – Quilt in Piece:  http://chittenden.co.za  (this is me) Julie – Pink Doxies: www.pinkdoxies.com       Carol – Fun Threads Designs: www.funthreads.blogspot.com Carole – >From My Carolina Home: www.frommycarolinahome.com Darlene – QuiltShopGal: www.quiltshopgal.com AndRead More →

Tea Coffee and Cake Mug Rug Mum asked me the other day to make something for her friend, that would be traveling across the big ocean to the other side of the world. My mom and her friends had coffee and cake on a weekly basis, so I could not think of anything more appropriate to make. The pattern is the perfect size for a mug rug, or any other project you might like to make with it. I hope you enjoy the pattern, let me know if you would like something else in the same style. Have an awesome day and see you soon.Read More →

Star Trek DS9 Station Today I am sharing the newest Star Trek pattern, DS9, the station. finished 10 x 10 ” paper pieced block excluding the seam allowance. (Click on the image for the pdf download) Wow, was I excited when I got this request, DS9 is towards the top of my list of favorites in Star Trek. And the DS9 pattern was born. I will be making some more patterns soon based on DS9, I will keep you posted on that. And the reason I am so slow with the Star Trek patterns at the moment, (besides being sick recently) is … Finally IRead More →

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