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Welcome to TGIFF for May 12, 2017! Today I am sharing what is my oldest work-in-progress no longer. Thanks so much to the Carmine group, Simply Solids bee. This was an all-Canadian hive, organized by Erin at Sew at Home Mummy. The mandate was modern design, using all solids fabrics. Blocks made in 2013, handquilted […]
This quilt block is one of my older unfinished objects (UFO), from the Simply Solids quilt bee in 2013. Unfortunately the tension was off, so it needed to be heavily quilted. I decided to make a pillow for my daughter to sit on, which is why it isn’t as full and poofy as I would […]
I love hand quilting. I find it meditative and soothing. I’m not fond of planning or marking, I almost freeze at the thought of planning out a whole quilt. Hand quilting slows me down, I can let the stitches evolve and flow. Now, I have marked out hand quilting in the past, but my favourites […]
Hope you’re having as much fun as I am tonight.
This is a catch-up post for what I’ve been working on, especially for the Simply Solids Bee. First up was May’s block, called Alberta Triangles. Some of the seams were a bit bulky, but it worked out fine in the end. I had cut one of the flying geese base squares too small, and had […]
When I decided to join the Simply Solids bee, I had an immediate vision of what my block would be. Since I rediscovered quilting recently after my daughter was born, I had wanted to create a quilt of butterflies, and it seemed appropriate to me to create it in the community of a quilting bee. […]