Behind Blue Eyes

  Star patterns in my Shop   I will start with a little background story to this quilt.  A few years ago while I was volunteering at a shelter, Mr. Montague Wilberforce joined our little band.  At the time he was a sick, stressed-out, untrusting, biting middle-aged man.  However, over months of care and a lot of patience, he became a healthy, relaxed and loving gentleman who now purrs all the time… Read More

Aran And Fair Isle Stars

  Aran Star pattern on Etsy   While browsing knitting patterns and attempting to learn about the history of knitting, I came across Aran knitting.  I find the cable designs of Aran knitting to be incredibly intricate and beautiful.  This is my Aran star – possibly my most favourite star among knitting star quilt blocks.   The diamonds and the lines between them in this star are very much inspired by Aran.. Read More

Argyle And Vale Stars

  Argyle Star pattern on Etsy   I took a much-needed break from all kinds of technology last week and used that opportunity to take a break from writing a post as well.   We had no wi-fi or electricity, so we hung out, read books, drank lots of tea, played games and at night we looked at the stars outside while keeping ourselves warm with a log fire.  I can’t.. Read More