Pincushions

Pincushions

It’s been over a month since I last blogged. I have no big finishes to write about but quite a few bits and bobs. As part of a swap at the Boston Modern Quilt I made my first ever pincushion….

Justice for the 96

Justice for the 96

Justice for the 96 is my latest quilt. It was years in the making, something I had long wanted to do but it wasn’t until May of this year that I finally knew how to articulate my feelings, and even…

Fixing a quilting disaster

Fixing a quilting disaster

My excitement over finishing this quilt (the Technicolor Galaxy) was short-lived. I am glad that I followed the instructions to photograph it as soon as it was done and then wash it. The photos came out lovely, I must admit. But…

Victory at last

Victory at last

What did I tell you ? The moment the last lesson of the Technicolor Galaxy was posted I attacked it ferociously and didn’t stop until I finished it. There was a lot of trimming, 49 blocks, to be exact, had…

Photos from the Boston Show

Photos from the Boston Show

Last month the Boston Modern Quilt Guild hosted their annual show in Natick. I went a few times and every time I discovered new things in those quilts. Here are some photos of some I liked. First of all the…

Waiting for further instructions

Waiting for further instructions

When I started the Technicolor Galaxy I was already behind a few months, but I had set my own (slow) pace and was in no hurry to catch up with others. Little did I know that this Block of the…

Peels, Hexies and Half moons

Peels, Hexies and Half moons

I have been steadily working on my technicolor galaxy and I just recently realized that I am very close to finishing it. Let’s go by parts: First came the orange peels. These were easy to make, because there is no…