Summer Sailboat

  Summer Sailboat pattern on Etsy   I love sailboats.  I see them as giant winged birds floating in the sea.  Many a year ago I even fancied taking sailing lessons.  I even had my husband teach me how to swim. However, that ended up having quite a different effect.  I became addicted to swimming and spent a lot of time at the pool.  I became a fairly decent swimmer, but the.. Read More

Cast In Stone

  Red Telephone Box pattern on Etsy   I hope you are having a wonderful Spring.  My husband and I managed to sneak in a break together before he starts his new job today. I have been going through some of the photos from last year’s England travel. Considering I made it to England twice within the last six months and am already planning my third visit to Scotland probably.. Read More

Starlight Starbright

  Sunburst Star pattern on Etsy   Stars make everything bright and beautiful.  That’s probably why we keep using stars in our quilts.  Sunburst Star was a specially-requested pattern.  Since the day I made it and sent it off, I wanted to make this block for myself.  I had a pretty clear idea about the colours, and I was very happy to find all the right fabrics in my stash. .. Read More

The Dancing Wind

  Pinwheel Star pattern on Etsy   Like the unpredictable wind, The Dancing Wind mini quilt turned out to be nothing like the quilt I had originally envisioned.  I usually have a very good idea of the direction of my work starting from pattern writing all the way to the binding.  Then, once in a while,  a project comes along where it changes itself every step of the way.  Over the.. Read More