I have always found the glorified 9-patch, which is a nine patch in a circle, very pretty …as also the Pickle Dish block! I drafted this block for my Round the Year quilt, combining the two in one, though this is not truly a pickle dish, and the block looks like a thorny 9-patch to […]
I am still on my ‘practising free motion quilting’ mode. Result – another table runner, with lots of negative space to practise fmq, intended as a gift for my cousin. This time the inspiration was this absolutely stunning quilt from murdockmanor.blogspot.in I found on Pinterest. I wish I could quilt half as well! […]
By definition, Mughal gardens – built by the Mughal emperors in the Persian style and are ‘rigidly formal’, says Wikipedia. They also have a ‘highly disciplined geometry’, it goes on to elaborate. One look at the quilt below, and you know why it could never be your Mughal garden! This quilt – made for my […]
Churned up a quick, simple runner for a visiting friend, from scraps of fabric that I had picked up from a garment export house. Pieced on one-sided stabilizer and quilted with straight lines, using a walking foot on my tiny Brother. I like the way it turned out!