Friday, March 27, 2015

Daffodil Quilt from Latvia

Pieced daffodil quilt by Ilze Shulya from Latvia and for sale on Etsy at Denim Cotton Quilts. It measures 12" square. I especially like the free motion quilting. This Etsy shop just opened in January.
Nice job, Ilze!

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Donna Bruno's Fandango Blocks

Donna Bruno of the Hearthside Quilters in Harwinton, CT is on a roll making Fandango blocks out of 1" wide strips! We had a Fandango quilt workshop on Saturday and she made all this since then!
Nice job, Donna!

Pretzel Pincushion Winner

The winner of the pretzel pincushion is Dolores from Toronto, Canada. Her blog is True Blue Canadian. Your package will be in the mail this afternoon.

Photo(No, this isn't Dolores' backyard. Just some gorgeous garden goodness to feast our eyes on. We could sure use some color here in Connecticut! We have snow on the ground and fog.)

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

New Quilt Pattern: Chain Quilt

Chain Quilt is a raw-edge machine applique quilt. This easy modern quilt goes together fast.
Take a look at my pattern for this quilt. No curved piecing. No stress, fun to make. 

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Hearthside Quilters Fandango Workshop

The Hearthside Quilters of Harwinton, CT had a Fandango Quilt workshop yesterday 
despite the springtime snowstorm. I recently joined this friendly and talented guild. There were 18 participants, just six shown here. We cut one-inch strips and sewed them into these scrappy fans 
using the Fandango Quilt pattern. The first one is a challenge, but it gets easier with practice.
A good time was had by all.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Friday, March 20, 2015

Happy First Day of Spring!

Happy first day of spring! This quilt is the creation of Arnout Cosman from the Netherlands. He offers free software for designing quilts. See more interesting quilts on his website

P.S. We're expecting 1-3" of snow today. 
Update: We've had 4"+ of snow so far.