A quick and easy block. Today I share a finished block of Majestic Lions. This block is a free pattern on Fandom in Stitches. Jennifer Ofenstein posted for help, asking for sewn blocks of the Broadway Lion for a quilt she is making for a young man moving into his own apartment. I was more than happy to help, the block is very quick and easy to make. And I had fun making him. Mine went of in the post this morning and hopefully will reach her in about 2 weeks. What else have been up to? I finished off a commissioned quilt for aRead More →

I want to believe X Files Quilt Geek alert! As you know by now, I am love my Geek, Fandom and Nerdy stuff. So when this gorgeous Quilt and Stitch Along started last year, I just could not resist, it is called the I want to believe X Files Quilt. And I love this quilt so much. I just finished the quilt top and will be hanging out with my other UFO’s will be quilted later. UFO! Whahaha, how ironic. Oh Yes! You want to see what it looks like. Here is my quilt top And some close up photos of the blocks. In thisRead More →

Star Trek Quilt Top Complete My fellow Star Trek fans, the quilt top is complete. I just need to find the perfect backing for it and get quilting. Check it out, isn’t it the best thing you have ever seen? (really need to work on my quilt photography) I will post a nice photo once the quilt top is quilted. Most of the block patterns are mine, but there are some other designers in there as well. You can find them on my Star Trek page here. Or on Fandom in Stitches and Some can be found on Sewhooked Originally I thought it would beRead More →

Dragon Quilt Adventure Hey everyone, In January I mentioned I was working on the Dragons, and I am finally finished. And my brother has received his dragon quilt, bonus he is very happy with it. Here is a picture of all the dragons separately. I just love all these dragons, they were such fun to sew. They are all 12″ patterns and paper pieced. Here is the finished quilt, just before I gave it to my brother, the photo obviously needs lots of improvement. I did some pebbling on the dragon’s skin, and straight line stitching. The background is a small meander. I used marbleRead 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 →

The Road Home Row Along, Amanzimtoti, South Africa (NB! to comment, click on the comment box right underneath the heading of the post or at the very bottom of the post.) First I need to say a very big thank you to Amy Warner of Sew Incredibly Crazy and Marian Pena of Seams to be Sew for organizing another fantastic event. There has been a lot of hard work planning and gathering sponsors for this row along. And I can’t thank you enough. Plus we must not forget any of the bloggers and quilters who has designed a row for this row along, they areRead More →

The latest Star Trek patterns has now been uploaded to the Star Trek pattern download page, here. There are some new ones and some corrected ones on the page, and the newest most exciting patterns set for me, is the Vulcan Insignia, now all complete. I just love how those ones finished off. Tomorrow I am releasing my complete Vulcan Script (Alphabet) set for the Star Trek Series. It has been revealed on Fandom in Stitches already, here. Look out for the download on the Star Trek page tomorrow for the Vulcan Script set. *** It had been quiet on the blog writing front, asRead More →

Klingon Bat’leth from Star Trek (Click on the image above to download this pattern) Here we have another TNG (The Next Generation) pattern, Worf’s Bat’leth. According to Klingon mythology, the first bat’leth was forged by Kahless the Unforgettable in the 9th century. Kahless cut a lock of his hair and dropped it into the lava of the Kri’stak volcano, then plunged the burning lock into the Lake of Lusor and twisted it into a blade. After forging the weapon, he used it to fight the tyrant Molor, and then gave it its name. This story was not recorded in public texts, but was passed downRead 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 →

Nuts About My Day – with a my pattern free for the duration of the blog hop. Today is finally my day to show off what I planned for the Nuts About Blog Hop.  I was so excited about the idea of nuts about, that I went completely nuts about it … LOL. And I think I really was a bit nuts, as you will see from my project. I had decided to go with applique this time round. And not just some blocks, an entire baby quilt. First I made the duck pond, which quickly expanded into some more fish at the bottom. OnceRead More →