A Double Bass – Music And Books

  It has been a long time since I made a musical instrument quilt pattern.  I love to play music so much that I try to play the violin and the piano very regularly, and occasionally strum the guitar too.  Recently though, I had to take a little break from playing for various reasons.  The idea of a double bass quilt pattern had been brewing in my head for a.. Read More

Supermassive Black Hole

Music has played a major role in my life since I was a teenager.  Quite often it provides the escape, the focus and the peace of mind that can’t be found elsewhere.  I listen to and play both classical and modern music and I love them both.  After I made the classical Piano Trio music quilt, I just had to make a rock music quilt.  I made the instruments a.. Read More

The Blogger’s Quilt Festival: Fall 2013

Piano Sonata Wall Hanging It’s time for the Blogger’s quilt festival – Fall 2013,  and I am entering one of my favorite projects in the Wall Hanging category.  For those of you who are new here, I love playing my violin and my piano.   That is what inspired my music instrument patterns.  Originally I only wanted to make a violin wall hanging but it kind of snowballed from there.. Read More

Piano Trio Wall Hanging

It took me forever to come up with a quilting pattern for this little wall hanging.  I wanted to use a pattern that would bring the instruments together much like in a musical piece.  I also wanted to do very simple quilting to keep the focus on the instruments themselves.   Recently, I got the idea of  using music stave for the quilting pattern.  I started playing with the lines, ending.. Read More