2017 Finish A Long – Q4

I'm joining Charm About You's Finish-A-Long this quarter, and here is my list of projects I'm planning to complete.  The first two are Christmas presents, so they need to be done! Superhero triangle quilt This is for my youngest nephew.  I've almost finished the top, and the back is pieced. Splendid Sampler lap quilt This … Continue reading 2017 Finish A Long – Q4

2017 Finish A Long

I'm joining Charm About You's Finish-A-Long this quarter, and here is my list of projects I'm planning to complete - Splendid Sampler lap quilt A Christmas present for my little niece.  I've made 20 blocks, so another five to go, plus sashing, a patchwork backing, and quilting. Nani Iro quilt This one is done apart … Continue reading 2017 Finish A Long

5 favourite paper piecing tips

Four months into the Ice Cream Soda quilt along (progress pictured above) and I've picked up quite a few English Paper Piecing tips.  Here are five of my favourites - 1. Clover Black Gold Needles Until a few months ago, I thought hand sewing needles were much the same.  Oh no!  These needles glide through … Continue reading 5 favourite paper piecing tips

Ice Cream Soda BOM – fabric pull

I love English Paper Piecing, but I've only used hexagon templates.  So when I heard about Tales of Cloth's Ice Cream Soda block of the month club I thought this was a chance to try putting some more shapes together. Ice Cream Soda photo from talesofcloth.com Kerry of Very Kerry Berry spoke at the South … Continue reading Ice Cream Soda BOM – fabric pull