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My big design wall news is that I actually (finally!) have a design wall. In all my years of quilting I’ve always made do with whatever flat surface was available…mostly the floor. I have a small piece of batting hung in front of the fabric storage cupboards in my sewing room but it’s kind of a pain because it only holds a few blocks at a time and I have to move it every time I need to get in the cupboards. The house we live in has never been my dream house and it has small ...
This quilt really taxed my brain. The units for this quilt are super simple and I thought it would be a piece of cake to put together but it was a struggle. After working on the layout for an hour and a half this is what I had-several holes and chains that didn’t link.
Things just weren’t working out and even with using the diagram in the book and my fabric key I couldn’t figure out the layout. Finally I abandoned it and regrouped. Things worked out better the second time and now I’m ready to ...
It took a while, but I made all the petals and leaves separately and sewed them down whilst the quilt was still on the frame.
I stitched the Suffolk puffs down by hand.