A Big Finish - The Flower Power Quilt

A Big Finish – The Flower Power Quilt

It was in the summer of 2014 when I had the craziest idea to start a huge quilt which I had seen in a magazine. Not only was it huge, it combined various techniques and it was very labor intensive,…

Quick recap

Quick recap

My sewing machine has been gathering dust and probably feeling neglected. I have been completely away from all sewing, for good reasons (holidays) and not so good ones (work!) 😉 With not so much to report I thought I’d do a recap…

The problem with doodling

The problem with doodling

Are you one of those people who doodle in meetings? Did you use to do it while sitting in class? Well, my problem with doodling is that I never did it. Free drawing is, for me, an alien concept and filling up space with…

Stuck here, moving there

Stuck here, moving there

I am in one of those “stuck” moments. A few weeks ago I was thrilled to have finished assembling all blocks in my “Books Quilt” and since then I have not been able to take it up again. It’s the…

A bit annoyed but so relieved

A bit annoyed but so relieved

All 13 blocks of the Flower Power quilt were done, and I had started working on the time-intensive sashings. I knew it was going to take an awful lot of time to piece all those triangles (68 units), but the results would…

Flower Power update

Flower Power update

It has been a month since last time I posted about this quilt, and although it’s still very far from being done there has been some progress. I took this picture over the Christmas break. Right now, two of those empty…

War between two quilts

War between two quilts

What happens when you have two big projects that you know that will take forever to finish? Let me tell you what: they fight! Yes, that’s right, they fight for your attention very much in the same way that your…