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April 24, 2020
Little Sailor from Quilt Art by Olena Pugachova

While the Mad Tea Party is gathering momentum in the background, I'd like to share another quilt that was recently completed, but hasn't made an appearance on the blog yet.

I made it for my nephew's seventh birthday and it features a layer cake of the Lake Life collection by Anne Rowan for Wilmington Prints. It has fun boat- and fishing-themed prints, which I didn't want to cut much, so I went for very simple HST blocks, then cut about half of them horizontally and vertically to get smaller HST and solid blocks. I mixed up ...

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March 27, 2020
Floating Squares from Quilt Art by Olena Pugachova

It's been a long time since I updated the blog as I find Instagram more immediate and less time-consuming (if you are there, I'm @lena.pugachova, please have a look, say hi and follow to see what's going on). However, sometimes I feel the pics are not enough and I want to tell at least something of the story.

I rarely make large bed quilts and I always find the process daunting, especially quilting them on my little Janome. In this case I had the additional complication of very limited time. I had planned it for long ...

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