An Online Quilt Trunk Show

  Hi Everyone!  Nights have started to get cooler around here.  As I was taking quilts out for our beds and sofas, this idea of hosting an online quilt trunk show got stuck in my head.  I come across so many pretty creations all throughout the year on the blogs of my fellow quilters.  Wouldn’t it be nice to showcase some of your favourite creations on a blog post and link.. Read More

Viking Penguin Olaf, Paintings And Eclipse

  Viking Penguin Olaf pattern on Etsy   I have had this idea of creating another penguin quilt pattern for months now.  I recently got a set of loose colour pencils and I desperately need to make a new pencil case.  That provided a perfect excuse to draw my little Viking Penguin Olaf.   Viking helmets didn’t really have those horns, but Olaf insisted that I put horns on his helmet.  Although.. Read More

Aran Star Pillow

  Aran Star pattern on Etsy   I am more than a little smitten by the intricate cable designs of Aran knitting.  Needless to say, I had to design an Aran Star as part of my knitting star quilt pattern set.  This was the first block I made with that background fabric and all was well.  Then I made the Fair Isle star block with the same background fabric, but.. Read More

Fair Isle Star Pillow And Drawing Cards

  Fair Isle Star pattern on Etsy   Last year, during my attempt to learn a little about the history of knitting, I designed a few star quilt patterns that were inspired by traditional knitting patterns.  I had picked up a set of Grandma’s House fat quarters earlier, which I used to make these stars for a mini quilt.  Unfortunately, once I finished making this block, I realised that I.. Read More