Monthly Archives: May 2012

QuiltCon Block Challenge

This is one of my favorite time of the year. When everything is just newly green. Just a few weeks ago there was no leaves in the trees and the fields looked dull. I particularly like it when the sky is cloudy, but still bright. The green looks even more saturated. One day, I will […]

Skirt Out!

Almost 5 years ago, I took a class on how to recycle a pair of jeans into a skirt. I took that class here in Montreal at La Gaillarde, a non profit eco-fashion boutique. Unfortunately, they stopped giving sewing classes recently because they no longer had a sufficient demand. Back to my skirt. I never got […]

Gardening Apron for my Mom

When I saw this gardener’s apron tutorial at Sew Mama Sew a few weeks ago, I thought this was the perfect idea for Mother’s Day. I decided to make one for my mom who LOVES gardening! Here it is. I just snapped at picture of it after giving it to my mother last Sunday. My sister completed the […]

Wonky Kite Stripe Block

I love these kite quilts from Teaginny Designs, Film in the Fridge and these wonky diamonds from Sew Katie Did. I particualarly love the quilting on this little one at Materials and Method. What about the bubble quilting on this one by SUPPOSE – create – delight on Flickr? Isn’t that amazing? What I like about […]

Zoology Patchwork Square Quilt Finished

Last week I was able to complete my patchwork baby quilt. As planned, I tried out free-motion quilting an orange peel pattern following Elizabeth Hartman’s tutorial. It went quite well. My quarter circles are not perfect, but I like the overall effect. As I was going I discovered that I was more comfortable pushing the quilt sandwich instead of pulling it toward […]