Viewing entries posted in February 2020

Elizabeth's Scrap Quilting - a superb idea!

Posted by on 24 February 2020 | 0 Comments

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Elizabeth Barton has always been a lover of scrap quilts.... however not of tedious cutting out of specific shapes and pattern matching.... instead, she came up with a very different way of approaching the use of scraps.

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Foundation Pieced Christmas Block

Posted by on 23 February 2020 | 0 Comments

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This month is fast coming to an end and I realize I haven't made my Christmas block! Since I enjoyed working with EQ last month, I decided I would use it again but this time to create a foundation pieced block. I was thinking along the lines of a Christmas tree so I played around and came up with this block...

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A New Method of Scrap Quilting Gains an Award

Posted by on 22 February 2020 | 0 Comments

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Today I wanted to share with you one of the videos in Elizabeth's amazing new workshop "The Great Scrap Quilt". Her method of construction is fabulous and the quilt shown in this video is one that won the Edward Lambert Fiber Art Award. As you will see, her color selection is amazing, she knows just what fabric to put where!

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Brunnera Flower Block

Posted by on 17 February 2020 | 1 Comments

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Brunnera is a flower in the Boraginaceae family or more commonly known Forget-me-not family. As with most flowers, there are many species of Brunnera. The best known is Siberian bugloss. Its interesting heart-shaped leaves grabbed my attention so I decided to make a new flower block.

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Deciding on Fabrics can make or break the design

Posted by on 10 February 2020 | 0 Comments

This week I've been working on my new Bargello pattern. I decided that I needed to make a second sample so dived into my stash to pull fabrics. For any Bargello, color is an important subject as it can definitely make or break the design and pulling 10 fabrics in two colors can be quite a task but fortunately, I only need a small amount of each - just a strip or two.

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Don't be bamboozled

Posted by on 8 February 2020 | 0 Comments

"Don't be bamboozled, but above all, don't be boring.... in anything!".

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What's Under My Needle?

Posted by on 3 February 2020 | 0 Comments

What's under my needle this week? Well, this might be a familiar sight to many...

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