Art quilt · Quilting

The world of art quilts and me

Often we find ourselves in a world where everything is so predictable... surround ourselves with things we know, meet only those people we know, do only those things we know, ... I've been an admirer of art quilts for sometime now ....ever since I stumbled across one on one of my browsing sessions on Pinterest… Continue reading The world of art quilts and me

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Art quilt · Quilting

Gathered Treasures – an art quilt

The Gathered Treasures art quilt - an artistic representation of some of the people and things important to my Brother-in-law...a collection of sorts, of the things and people he has surrounded himself with over the span of 50 years(gathered treasures) ! Yes, that's right....this is a 50th birthday present! So naturally, I couldn't choose just… Continue reading Gathered Treasures – an art quilt

Baby quilt · Half square triangle quilt · Quilting

Starburst baby quilt for a little star

The simple things are often the most beautiful...like this simple and easy starburst baby quilt for a girl named Kahkashaan (meaning galaxy of stars) ! It is made by arranging half-square triangles in this easy pattern, and with just a few fabrics too! I used this pattern as a stash buster ...you could easily use a… Continue reading Starburst baby quilt for a little star

Harry Potter · Quilting · Theme quilt

Harry Potter quilt

20 years since the first book of the mind-blowing magical story of Harry Potter released to the world ....wow! And what better way to relive the magic than by creating the Harry Potter Gryffindor quilt! I was introduced to the books by a couple of nephews....and was instantly hooked! They let me borrow a book… Continue reading Harry Potter quilt

Quilting · rainbow · Theme quilt

Quilting the rainbow

Finally done with my Rainbow Pockets quilt...both of them! I made them as a gift for my friends' children - two wonderful twin girls who said they wanted a rainbow quilt. They might as well have said "make it as colourful as us" ! So herebelow is the journey from this (594 half-square triangles)..... ......to… Continue reading Quilting the rainbow

Quilting

Half square triangles – quick and easy

Ok, I know there are hundreds of tutorials on this ...what's one more! Plus, I read blogging is not just about putting info across - it's also about personal experiences and mistakes(of which there are plenty, I assure you😖). So, here it is. I recently started a half square triangle quilt and needed a mix… Continue reading Half square triangles – quick and easy