Got to Love Robert Kaufman – Free Quilt Calculator

I am extremely lucky to work in the world of technology (ICT). I have done so now for more than 25 years, but this doesn’t mean that at times I don’t under how difficult people find technology.  One of the reasons I work in ICT is to make it more usable.  As a Director of … Continue reading Got to Love Robert Kaufman – Free Quilt Calculator

Playing with Zipper Bag Design

Another few hours of trying to tweak my zipper bag techniques. I have been working on how to get a better finish around the zipper on the bags today with thicker fabric. I have also gone for a hidden zip in the seem.  Once I get the measurements done right this should look good I … Continue reading Playing with Zipper Bag Design

New Quilt Started

I have started a new Amy Ellis quilt. It funny how things happen. I purchased a Jelly Roll by Moda on Amazon a few weeks back called Modern Neutrals by Modern Neutrals by Amy Ellis. As I had finished my Architecture quilt and don’t have any backing for my Jelly Roll Race quilt. I thought … Continue reading New Quilt Started

Architecture Quilt Finished

7 weeks ago the Doe Roll Up by Carolyn Friedlander arrived and I started my Architecture quilt, today I finally finished it. It has turned out well I used the Widescreen – Grey by Carolyn Friedlander for the backing.  I used a square decorative to sew the binding down.   Here are some other photos of the quilt  

Tip For Purchasing Quilting Items From Overseas

As some of you may have found, if you don’t live in the USA it is very expensive to get your quilting fabrics, pre-cuts and notions.  I have to say both Fat Quarter Shop and Missouri Star Quilt Co are great at giving a fixed pricing for International delivery, and I will note these below … Continue reading Tip For Purchasing Quilting Items From Overseas

Must Have Fabrics for Austen Fans

I am a huge Jane Austen fan, from visiting her homes, going to locations she wrote about, and her grave.  She encouraged me to read when nothing else would.  Even to this day I argue with myself on whether or not Persuasion or Pride and Prejudice is her best work. Today while I was looking at my twitter … Continue reading Must Have Fabrics for Austen Fans

Patterns, patterns and more patterns.

So in an attempt to stop looking at fabric and find a way to use up what I already have.  I have found a site with a couple of designs that look great.  The patterns are by Jeni Baker and the site is www.incolororder.com.  Now I feel I should be honest here, I was looking at … Continue reading Patterns, patterns and more patterns.