The top is sewn. There are a lot of pieces on the bias on the edge so I staystitched it to keep it from stretching. A recap in case you haven't been following my progress on this quilt top: all Keiko Goke Japanese fabrics, cut with Strips 'n Curves templates sets 1 and 2. Here are 2 small pots that sit in front of the garage door. I don't use this side of the garage for a car so the pots aren't in the way. The pink flowers were on clearance so I had to rescue them. The art quilters are…
Home - The Festival of Quilts
Winners The Festival of Quilts 2018: Winner Handi Quilter Best In Show sponsored by Winner Fine Art Quilt Masters sponsored by Vlieseline Winner The Quilters’ Guild Challenge sponsored by Bernina First Prize Second Prize Third Prize…Read more ›
Let's Celebrate More Quilts!
I. LOVE. DOING. THIS. BLOG!!! I'm back again! I hope you are all having a great day -- it's a great day for a WONDERFUL day whenever you can sit down for a few minutes and look at some quilts, right? I certainly think so! This month I have more of my local guild's quilt show quilts to show you. These gals and two guys are world class, so I have no issues showing these quilts to you, and not as cast-off pictures. They are great! I also have a lot of pictures from some of you who sent them to…
Design to Quilt: Principles of Design-Contrast (Week 43)
Contrast is the difference between elements within a whole quilt design. It brings the quilt to life.
Quiltcon, The Modern Quilt Guild Amazing Conference - Phyllis Dobbs Blog
I was delighted to attend Quiltcon, presented by the Modern Quilt Guild in February. Quiltcon is a beautiful and amazing quilt show, with wonderful classes and lectures. Not only was the location in Pasadena, CA beautiful, the weather was also (well, except for the day I arrived when it poured rain). … Continue reading
A New Spin on Drunkard's Path
Shake up the Drunkard's Path block with quilting teacher John Kubiniec. Go beyond the basics of curved piecing with 12 timeless projects based on a classic pattern. Discover how sewing pre-pieced units like rail fences, half-square triangles, and sixteen-patches can be used to completely change up the Drunkard's Path look. Take it a step further with creative sashings and add-ons to alter the finished layout. The end result looks complex, but is actually easy to sew!
Hello friends! We hope you've been doing well - things have been pretty busy around my homestead, so I haven't been doing much blogging. But wait until you see what I've been up to! Long-time readers may recall that earlier...