The Tropical Bear Block and Maths

When I design a new block I initially don’t take into account how it will be made, the sizing or any other minor detail. That comes when I attempt to make it and write instructions, and this is one block that’s come back to bite me. I really don’t want to use templates and soContinue reading “The Tropical Bear Block and Maths”

Last Block Finished.

Usually I don’t get time to spend Monday in my studio as there is always lots of other things which need my attention. However today was an exception. I got up early and was determined to complete the last Twisted Bear block for the group block swap. I had cut out the pieces last nightContinue reading “Last Block Finished.”

The Twisting Bears Block

In the Lockdown Block Swap post I shared my Modern and Art Quilt groups block swap challenge. To take two traditional blocks and merge them to make a new one. I designed two bocks which I named Twisting Bears and Tropical Bears. Over the last few weeks I have made quite a few Twisting BearContinue reading “The Twisting Bears Block”

Saturday in the Studio – a diary of my day.

I seem to have spent the best part of the last couple of weeks at my computer. Updating information and getting the new website up and running. None of this time has been wasted but I have missed being in the studio and doing what I like best. Cutting up fabric and piecing it backContinue reading “Saturday in the Studio – a diary of my day.”

Lockdown Block Swap

My Modern And Art Quilting group have not been able to meet as usual over the last few months. Consequently this course is on hold. To keep in touch we have been holding regular zoom meetings and this led to a request for a project. We decided on a Block Swap with a difference. WeContinue reading “Lockdown Block Swap”