Tag Archives: heaven and helsinki

On sale today!

What’s this here? Oh yes that would be Helsinki Square Dance on the cover of Popular Patchwork on sale today! And look, what’s this I see on the inside of Sewing World, what is going to be on the cover of January’s issue….? Oh yeah that’s mine too- cornering the sewing magazine market from 20th […]

Helsinki Square Dance

My quilt is all done!   Well kinda. I found a tiny bleach mark and hole on the back so I am going to make another circle patch. Oh and a bit came unstitched on the front so I have some darning to do, but still! STATS Size – 48″ x 62″ Number of blocks […]

Making progress

I got straight back into sewing when I got home. All of my loose pieces of fabric are now ironed and on cards ready to file in colour order… I’m 3/4 of the way through straight line quilting the Helsinki Square Dance Top (and wow, I don’t enjoy straight line quilting, no wonder people who […]

Another top finished

I finished my Helsinki Square Dance top! I still need to quilt it but I’ve already reached my target for this month’s Lovely Year of Finishes 🙂 The fabric is all Heaven and Helsinki by Patti Young. And as a bonus, it was pretty quick to put together 🙂

New stuff on my design wall

Since Fry is all pieced he can now be folded and put in my quilting pile. I’m also on top of all four bees- for now- so it’s time for something new on the wall! I’ve done about a quarter of the piecing for the Heaven and Helsinki quilt I’m writing the pattern for. It’s too […]

WIP-ping up

This is the last time I bore you with the Fryed Pixels quilt until the top is finished. If you are actually interested in watching this grow step by step, may I point you in the direction of this Crafteroo thread, which I am using to document my progress. So anyway it’s the halfway point […]

Fabric Fabric Fabric

Yey lots of pretty pictures of pretty things for legitimate reasons! So I got home from work to find TWO squishy parcels dating back from the end of the year when I decided I needed birthday gifts and also to order fabric to make up some of my quilt patterns and make them more saleable. […]