Soma Acharya

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A Kitty Bed

I have quite a few patterns in the making.  In the meantime I am also working on my very first wood-working project. Got plywood, trims and legs from Home Depot.  Sanded them down, applied 3 coats of stain and 2 coats of gloss varnish on them.  Next step is to glue the trims on.

New Stash

Saturday after lunch, I visited a small fabric shop called Quilt‘n‘ Things at Montrose, CA.  It has some of the most beautiful fabrics, perfect for paper-piecing when you are looking for that particular shade of a color.  I was inspired while looking at all the gorgeous, vibrant colors and already have ideas for most of these that I picked out that day. My cat (the Honorable Tuffleberry Treestone) insisted on.. Read More

Music From The Four Seasons

I designed a paper pieced music notes quilt block about a month ago and since then I wanted to make a mini quilt with colors from the four seasons. Spring brings new leaves and new life.  Summer is for light colors, carefree time for being a bit nostalgic and daydreaming under a starry night sky.  Trees in fall are dotted with bright and gorgeous orange, red and brown leaves poised.. Read More

Dinning Room Done

It all started with these Ikea Granas chairs.  Then I wanted to paint the dinning room.  After a couple of Home Depot runs, the colour was decided.  It’s Marina Isle from Behr.  On a rare rainy Saturday here in southern California, I finished painting the dinning room. For the left wall, I used four photos I took in Scotland at the Border Abbeys.  The pre-cut mats that I bought didn’t.. Read More