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Viewing entries posted in April 2013
Last month I decided that I should take the blocks from "I Love Teddy" quilt pattern and put them up as individual blocks. This was a great idea because now if someone just wants one for a pocket on a tote or a couple for pillow cases, they don't need to purchase the whole pattern.
I made three blocks today instead of the usual one. They are Churn Dash, Grecian Square and Greek Cross.
I spent the day with my friend Sue sewing. We decided to have time out and make a tote each. Here is mine finished bar the buttons.
Mostly I'm known for my applique flowers and bargello quilts but sometimes I also make animals, insects and birds. Today I want to share some of those with you.
Friday again and another flower is produced. This week I have made an iris. An iris is a wonderful garden plant that comes most commonly in many different shades of purples but other colors as well. The name Iris means rainbow so it speaks for itself. I have captured a few different iris flowers to show.
I've been working on quilting today. This is a fourth quilt option for one of my online classes "Patchwork with a Twist". The class starts soon so I want to get this completed for the gallery.
As I was out walking today I noticed this rather interesting design along the edge of a building. Fortunately I had my camera with me. I did have to stand at a distance - across the road - from the building to get the photo but luckily I still managed to get a decent photo to work from.
The term Stained Glass generally refers to glass that has been colored by adding metallic salts during its manufacture then joined with black leading to form beautiful glass work. Throughout its thousand-year history, stained glass was applied almost exclusively to windows of churches, cathedrals and other significant buildings.
Today I've been playing with 2 1/2" strips. There are so many wonderful strip packs or jelly rolls available today that I thought I'd make up a simple fun block to use either a pack or leftovers strips. Later I discovered this was actually a block called Twin Sisters.
I was searching around in my bits and pieces today when I came across a star block that I made some time ago. I was making it for part of my tree skirt online class. As per usual, I didn't just make one star, but got a little carried away and made five instead.