Tag Archives: shine bright

Submitting to Quiltcon

At the very last minute I submitted some quilts for Quiltcon 2017. I was a recipient of a Michael Miller challenge bundle, so I was obliged to get my act together and send it in. I finished it on the weekend and then forgot the bit where you take photos…. When I got to the […]

Bee Blocks and Quilt Workout and Canada

Quilt Workout is (finally) go! The first pattern – Shine Bright – is now available on Craftsy and walks through each round on this semi-medallion quilt which can be made with a bunch of fat quarters and a co-ordinating solid. It is priced at just $7 USD and there’s some other patterns in my Craftsy […]

Shine Bright – My final finish for 2015, plus Project 48

It’s quilted and bound (and has been for about a week but I haven’t had the opportunity for photos until today)! Here is Shine Bright in all its glory! Now I guess I need to finish the pattern writing and get my first Quilt Workout pattern out there. While I was taking photos, this guy […]

Shine Bright: Preview Part VI

The piecing of the top is finished! I’ve given it a good press but as is the way with Autumn, it’s dark outside and my photos are cruddy. I’m going to longarm it myself, I’m just finalising when I can hire a machine, but hopefully in the next fortnight and then I can get proper […]

Q4- Goals for the last quarter in 2015’s Finish Along

Oh wow it’s the last quarter people! I only actually finished one thing last quarter (from the list anyway), but the threat of moving to Canada is getting ever closer so I need to make more of an effort because I want to start with a blank slate- and a new machine. Come Q1 of […]

Shine Bright: Preview Part V

Remember when I used to post progress on this quilt?! It’s been three months since my last update- oops. I’m happier with how this is going now, some of the measurements are hard and I actually had to recut a lot of the last round, even though it was dead simple piecing. I think I’m […]

Shine Bright: Preview Part IV

Turns out I printed off my second part pieces too big somehow so this round has been a bit of a bodge and the reason for losing interest in sewing a bit! Still I have Y Seams (I need to practise these more) and I’m ready to go with the last bit of piecing before […]

Q3 – Lets do this. (Finish Along Goals)

Time to get real and deal with this stuff. In light of our big move, we’ve had to declare what we are taking with us for customs purposes well in advance (like last week when we officially activated our status on holiday even though we’re here for some time yet). I have formally declared these […]

Shine Bright: Preview Part III (the moron edition)

I am a moron. You knew the next set of blocks needed to be a similar size as the centre didn’t you? That’s 12″. So why on Earth did I make them 18″? EQ7 told me they were 18″- but what it meant was tall and wide in the layout- as in, they’re on point, […]

Shine Bright: Preview Part II

Time to show you the next stage of the pattern that I hope to put on sale in the Autumn as part of a new series of fat quarter friendly patterns I’m coining Quilt Workout, which are designed for intermediate quilters to practise their skills in different areas of patchwork to build up to the […]