Or is it? Only Bonnie knows! But I’m sure we must be pretty close to the final reveal for Good Fortune (note that this link will expire in February 2019). Perhaps on New Year’s Day? I have a boatload of pieces-still the paper removal for clue 6 to go, but I have assigned that to […]

I tried to resist jumping in with another swap, but I rationalized that it wouldn’t take too much time. On Instagram #saturdaynightcraftalong is a fun group around the globe (starting in Australia) who share their crafty endeavours. This is the second year for a little gift swap at the end of the calendar year. My […]

With the beginning of this year’s mystery quilt from Bonnie Hunter (Good Fortune), I knew I should get some of my older quilts finished. I had just enough Warm and Natural batting to do 2 quilts (the other one is still waiting to be quilted) and just enough flannel to back this quilt, piecing in […]

I missed posting on Wednesday this week, but really all I had to show was a bunch of cut pieces. I tried Bonnie’s bonus triangle method for Clue #3, but quickly gave up (my pieces were 1/8″ small) and cut them out separately. I made a quick template for the Chevron cuts. I’m up at […]

For the second step in Bonnie Hunter’s mystery, we were making half square triangles. As I cut them out I realized that I will have a couple of days away at our shared cottage later in the month, and I could bring my featherweight…so I’m concentrating on just getting each clue cut out and I’ll […]

No, not the 15 mm of rain we got on Monday…but the innumerable four-patches for clue #1 of Good Fortune. I cut a lot of light volume strips, and not quite so many green strips for these teeny squares.  My greens range from very yellowish to bright lime. Then I sewed (on my Singer 301 […]

This summer, I stopped at my sister’s house and picked up a Singer 301 with cabinet. Not just any machine, this is the machine that my mom sewed many of our clothes with when we were younger. After I started Home Ec in grade 6 (back when it was still called Home Ec and when […]

For the newest mystery by Bonnie Hunter, Good Fortune, I have a bundle of Ludlow by Denyse Schmidt that I am using as the base. My initial plan was to use Bonnie’s colours in different shades, but I plan to swap them around to give the quilt a different flavour. So instead of jade green, […]

Checking in on my to-do list from last week. 1. Fix that sashing piece in On Ringo Lake. -Done 2. Add borders to On Ringo Lake, figure out a backing, and baste. – Done, I used a grey and white print from my stash 3. Make binding for the jelly roll jam quilt and On […]

With the anticipation of Bonnie Hunter’s next mystery quilt (Good Fortune, first clue November 23), I am trying to get some finishes. I decided that instead of going from quilting to binding, I would keep my quilting momentum going and wait until I had a few quilts ready to bind, then do them all together. […]