Category Archives: Dear Jan

Dear, Dear, Dear 45, 46

I started this project file when quilters around the world were making Dear Jane quilts, using the same size blocks, but repeating block designs to create overall pattern rather than a sampler of a multitude of small block designs.. I … Continue reading

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Dear, Dear it’s Quilted 27, 28

Fifty three little applique blocks, plus lots of quilting, make a large quilt! These designs were inspired by Dear Jane quilts, with lots and lots of little pieced blocks to make large quilts, but the blocks were all different designs. … Continue reading

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Dear, Dear, Dear 43, 44

Lots of little blocks equals lots of design possibilities! I love the second design, but if I was going to make it, I would spend a lot of time swapping colours.

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Dear, Dear, Dear 41, 42

Interesting. In brighter colours it would look like somebody was celebrating something. I like the second one, though I have just noticed one block should have been replaced … but looking again, I would replace all the other blocks in … Continue reading

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Dear, Dear, It’s Quilted 25, 26

Love the spaces left for quilting. Maybe a bit too much space for quilting in the second design.

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Dear, Dear it’s Quilted 23, 24

Smaller blocks means lots more piecing, but a lot of scope for playing with blocks to create interesting designs. Also adds more variety to the quilting motifs based on the blocks.

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Dear, Dear it’s Quilted 21, 22

The first design for the day is interesting, but the standout feature is the centre … it is made up of five pieced blocks and four plain squares, but looks like one block. Or perhaps I need another coffee this … Continue reading

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Dear, Dear, Dear 39, 40

Small blocks in these designs, so there are a lot of them in large quilts. I think I prefer the first one, but it is a close contest between these two!

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Dear, Dear it;s Quilted 18, 19, 20

When I added quilting motifs to the Dear, Dear, Dear project, I had to change the background for the quilting lines to show up clearly in Electric Quilt … and I like it! Second design is interesting. I like the … Continue reading

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Dear, Dear, Dear 36, 37, 38

Not the best background fabric, but an interesting design. Like the second one despite the background fabric. I think I might find some time to change the background fabric in this project file … at least doing a few at … Continue reading

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