Category Archives: Patterns & Makes

Controversial? Moi? Part 2. Babies on Quilts… We all have “THAT” friend!

Continuing the Series…. Controversial? Moi? This is Part 2. Be warned there is MUCH worse to come in the future including Cats, Dogs, and of course Kittens. Errr …. did I actually mention Ducks? Never mind all will become as clear as mud in due course 🙂 We all know that we can’t always put…

Controversial? Moi? Babies on Quilts. When Quilts become the 4th Emergency Service

We all know that we can’t always put pictures of cats and dogs on, or even near, finished quilts or goodness gracious sleeping on sewing machines, quilt sandwiches, disrupting cut out bits on the floor, because the pictures are frowned on or banned on most of the major worldwide FB quilting groups or online forums.…

cut&alter :: Modern Quilts – Fabric Part II

Last week Modern Quilts – Fabric Part I was published and this week we are continuing the theme of fabric. So far I have talked about solids or fabrics that read as solid but that is not to say that prints cannot be used in modern quilts.  They most certainly can! My On the Plus…

Making the Pieces Fit – or What To Do With Those Eccentric Odd Blocks

As requested… These were left over from demonstrating Eccentric Log Cabins (not so much a Log Cabin, more a Pile of Sticks, see the image at the top for my Dusk quilt…) at Festival of Quilts in 2017. Oddments like this are inclined to reappear at moments when I really need to tidy up. I…