I have discovered that reverse appliquéing Dear Jane melons in the middle of a seam is much easier than regular reverse appliqué and certainly much easier than appliqué, especially for those annoying teeny tiny melons! It’s much easier because you don’t have to manage the raw edges at the points; you are stitching up to […]
I am so glad I found time to take a class at Quilters Common yesterday. Thank you Pat for doing such a great job of guiding us through the process of making the Pink Sand Beach Designs Barbados Bag. We all had great success getting our bags put togther during the class. The pattern has lots of pictures […]
I said I would get one more Jane block done this month, and I did! Actually the month is not over yet … so there may be more! But here is E-1, Wagon Wheel, which involved not one, but two layers of reverse appliqué. Once again I followed advice from the That Quilt Blog.
Jane and I are getting reacquainted. The group I am working with at Quilters Common receives the patterns and tips for 5 blocks each month. Between one thing and another I found myself way behind … a year and a half behind! So, this past month I was determined to get back to work on my Jane blocks. […]
The Boston Modern Quilt Guild is making charity quilts this year and members have been asked to donate blocks made with fabrics that are from the same color family. The quilts will then be made with a rainbow of the different color grouped blocks. I came up with a strategy for my blocks which involved sorting […]
The Boston Modern Quilt Guild is displaying their quilts at the Fabric Place Basement in Natick, MA. The quilts will be on display each weekend starting January 31st through February 15th. Here is what they are saying about their quilt show: “The Boston Modern Quilt Guild is a group of people who are passionate about modern […]