Modern Medallions

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After a harrowing couple of weeks at work, I managed to take a day off and sew with friends. I decided to tackle a couple more Mod Medallion blocks with my Quick Curve Ruler. It has been noted before that I like red and black and white… So does Melody, being a tricolour. (Well, I’m not exactly sure if dogs … Read More

WIP Wednesday – more mod QCR blocks!

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 Today’s WIP Wednesday is all Quick-Curve-Ruler related. I kicked off the bloghop on Monday with an amazing giveaway from Sew Kind of Wonderful (open till Friday – you still have time!). The bloghop is on for two weeks and there will be a linky party at the end, so be sure to check out some of the stops on the hop. … Read More

Quick Curve Ruler Bloghop – Day 1

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It’s time for me to kick off the Sew Kind of Wonderful Bloghop. Hurrah!!! This is a long post but there is a giveaway at the end, so hang in there! I was going to show you my progress on my Metro Hoops quilt, but I have been desperately keen to try a block from the Sew Kind of Wonderful Curve … Read More

Quick!!! it’s the Quick Curve Ruler bloghop!!!

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I am very excited to be announcing the first ever Sew Kind of Wonderful Bloghop. I’ve long been an admirer of Jenny Pedigo’s quilts, but in that awed and slightly afraid “I’ll never be good enough” kind of way.  Eventually, I told myself to stop being silly, broke the plastic wrapping on my Quick Curve Ruler and lost my QCR virginity… … Read More

WIP Wednesday – Metro hoops

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 I’m making progress on my QCR Metro Hoops quilt. I’ve nearly finished quilting the ‘shadow rings’ using a template. Can you see the secondary rings happening here? It’s quite a bit trickier than I anticipated due to the dual layer of  batting and sheer size and weight of the quilt. The double batting makes the quilt sit higher beside the foot … Read More


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“WTF?!!” is probably what you are thinking.  Well, I have two projects to show today for Work In Progress Wednesday at Freshly Pieced: QAYGFMQAL = Quilt As You Go Free Motion Quilt-A-Long QCR = Quick Curve Ruler project  Quilt As You Go Free Motion Quilt-A-Long As I mentioned yesterday, I’m running a new QAYGFMQAL for the Perth Modern Quilt Guild, … Read More

TGIFF – Metro hoops flimsy finish

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Thank Goodness It’s Finished Friday is on over at Izzy’s Dizzy Quilts today. I have finished and basted my Metro Hoops quilt. I am ITCHING to get quilting but am trying to force myself to finish one of the other two queen size quilts which are waiting to be quilted first… We’ll see if I manage…   Somehow I doubt it. … Read More

WIP Waves Wednesday

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Well my post yesterday on batting gained a bit of interest! No hate mail as yet but a few shares, including a share from the lovely Kate Spain herself! And a mention in Quilter’s Companion as friend of Miss Sara Lawson of Sew Sweetness. It must be my week for fame if not fortune! I have made good progress on … Read More

WIP – Mod Rings

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  Not much progress as am busily sampling wine, croissants and cheese in Paris. Merci WordPress gods for pre-scheduling!  But just in case I’m bored and lonely and needing to calculate squares, here’s a photo of my design wall as I left it with my QCR ruler project… Hoping to link up with Lee but I may be in Seine … Read More

Poinsettia Mini for the Blogger’s Quilt Festival

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 Here’s my second entry for the Blogger’s Quilt Festival. Why not enter more than once? ! Here is my finished QCR poinsettia mini which was a present for my neighbour’s birthday. Here’s the back. I went back to hand binding. So much nicer… but so much slower… I won’t be hand binding any KS quilts… I used a shiny Wonderfil thread for the … Read More