Friday, March 17, 2017

2017 Auril BOM Block for March

This is my version of the block Scraptastic Stars designed by Melissa Corry. I dug into my scrap bins of green and blue, and that resulted in this beauty of a 12.5" unfinished block.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Simply Helixed Table Runner

This turned out to be a perfect Stained Glass Window photo shoot of the Simply Helixed Table Runner designed by Alyce from Blossom Heart Quilts. The binding was not completely stitched on to the back, but the sun was low and shone in the correct angle so I got my husband to

Friday, March 10, 2017

Hexie Tote for Spring

During the last few months I have taken a hand-sewing project with me to quilt guild meetings. I have only sewn on this English Paper Piecing hexagon project during these meetings.

These 2 inch hexies are made from leftover strips of fabric. I didn't have a specific plan when I started, but when five were done I decided to make a spring bag out of them. I appliqued the hexies on linen and started looking for a bag pattern. I chose a tutorial from Jedi Craft Girl, and modified it a little bit.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

SquareOne Quilt in Sun and Snow

This spring I have been fortunate to be able to test patterns for two talented designers, and I have posted about the process in earlier blog posts, like this from Happy Sew Lucky.

The first one I tested for was Krystal from @sewshaped on Instagram.

Now I have completed all my 20 blocks of glorious scrappyness, assembled them into a

Monday, February 27, 2017

2016 Aurifil Quilt Completed!

Finally my sampler quilt from the 2016 Aurifil Designer of the Month is finished. It was taken out for the photo shoot in the snow. During the shoot is started with sleet/rain, and this can actually be seen if you click on the picture to enlarge it.

I chose to make my version in blues, just like the 12 designers did. 

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Testing, Testing...

Earlier this month I was lucky to be accepted as a pattern tester for Happy Sew Lucky for a paper-pieced pattern. She was looking for intermediate level paper-piecers, and I had the courage to jump in with both feet...