Books quilt - Mafalda

This Tuesday marks the 15th block on this quilt. I reckon I probably just need about 8 or 9 more to be done. Book title: Todo Mafalda Author: Quino (Joaquín Salvador Lavado) The story: Ask anyone from a Spanish speaking country about their favorite comic strip…

The mini-tisse revisited

You may remember this mini quilt I made about a year or so ago. I was excited when I finished it because I loved how colorful it was, and I knew exactly how I wanted to quilt it. Although I…

Books quilt - Frederick

Another gem in children’s literature this Tuesday. Book title: Frederick Author: Leo Lionni The story: Frederick was the first book by Lionni that I read and that’s possibly the reason why it remained my favorite; but it could well have been any other. Leo…

The Lotus Flower

Today I’ll reveal what I did with my newfound skills. You probably guessed that, given the size of the flower, I was going to make a pillow. The pattern I bought was only for the flower, so I came up…

Books quilt - No David!

Another Tuesday and another book, one that I am sure many of you are familiar with. Book title: No David! Author: David Shannon The story: No David! is a story for all. The kids get it, it’s about parents killing every moment of fun…

Free motion quilting excitement

There are two things that are feared by sewers more than anything else. One is zippers and the other one “free motion quilting”. From reading a good number of blocks these two skills seem to be the most stumbling blocks causing…

Books quilt - Cupcake Diaries

Another Tuesday treat: the 12th block. Book title: Cupcake Diaries Author: Coco Simon The story: I’m afraid I don’t have much of a story for this one. I needed a quick block because I like having a couple ready before they are “due”…