Category Archives: Patchwork

MMMM… Mildred’s Marvelous Meandering Musings “Bondage, Restraints and Dachshunds” 

Welcome to “Mildred’s Marvellous Wonderful World of her Meandering Musings!” Mildred is my bright blue Citroen who used to be driven by my late 93 yr old mother. <img src=”https://ukqu.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/C0DB3335-4F5E-41A9-9EB0-C3FEC7B99592.jpeg” alt=”” class=”ui-sortable-handle” data-eio=”l”> Mother never passed a driving test ever,,, she drove lorries during WW2 with searchlights and ack ack guns  on the back. She…

MMMM… Mildred’s Marvelous Meandering Musings “Measure Twice Cut Once” 

Welcome to “Mildred’s Marvellous Wonderful World of her Meandering Musings!” Mildred is my bright blue Citroen who used to be driven by my late 93 yr old mother. <img src=”https://ukqu.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/D6C38935-D6DC-46AC-B198-0C3A13528924.jpeg” alt=”” class=”ui-sortable-handle” data-eio=”l”> Mildred is a bit like me ….getting on a bit, strange shape, usually reliable and has attitude with a capital kick ass…

Puzzle Quilt Block 5

Block 5 is called Mystery Flower Garden. It includes the quarter-square triangle units we had in last month’s block (London Roads) and another unit consisting of two quarter-square triangles and one half-square triangle – we could call it a ‘three-triangle’ unit perhaps. If you struggle with the quarter-square triangles you could refer back to last…

Puzzle Quilt Block 4 London Roads

We’ve reached Block 4 of the Puzzle Quilt and you will be half-way through when you have made these ones. This time the block is based on a 9-patch grid (the earlier ones were 4-patch) and has two new units to tackle – the quarter-square triangle (QST) and a stripped unit. Just for a change,…

Good Intentions

In some ways, it doesn’t seem like a year ago that we first went into lockdown.  Although I was still working, there seemed to be a promise of extra time to fill.  Along with many, I had good intentions of having a lockdown project, something I didn’t normally have time to do. My project was…