A bit of this and that

Teal Dresden plate quilt block

Life got in the way of sewing and blogging all through May. I was busy working and moving my grandmother into residential care and out of her unit at short notice, a move that has been exhausting and stressful but … Continue reading

Compass Quilters: Domestic Deficit Disorder

Polaroid patchwork blocks

Sadly, Compass Quilters is in its final month. All good things must come to an end. Tanyia from Domestic Deficit Disorder is our queen bee in March, and she asked for tiny Polaroid blocks. We did not have to make the background … Continue reading

Compass Quilters: Shauna’s World

Patchwork cross blocks

Compass Quilters keeps moving along, and in January, Shauna of Shauna’s World is our queen bee. Shauna asked us to make 6-inch cross blocks, and she wrote simple instructions for the block on her blog. Each block was to have a bright centre and a … Continue reading

Compass Quilters: Red Delicious Life

Scrappy string patchwork blocks and round pincushion

Compass Quilters is in its third month (yes, already!), and Diana from Red Delicious Life is our queen bee in October. Diana asked us to make 11½-inch string blocks, broken by a solid white stripe, and she explained her method on her … Continue reading

Compass Quilters: One Wee Bird

Hummingbird pattern by Red Pepper Quilts made by Granny Maud's Girl

Possum Magic is not the only group I joined as part of the 2014 New Quilt Blogger Blog Hop. A group of quilters from almost all points of the compass got together and started a block-based monthly quilting bee, Compass Quilters, and August is … Continue reading