Tag Archives: Applique Borders

Desert Flora 13, 14

The Sturt Desert Pea is an unusual flower, but makes for interesting formal arrangements which only vaguely resemble how the flower is seen in the wild. I like both of these designs, and am thinking about more ways to arrange … Continue reading

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Patricia’s Patches 17, 18

Interesting mix of pieced and applique blocks. Colours a re a bit dull, but I like them. Like the second one better than the first … looks much fresher with that touch of green.

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Clamshells 13, 14

A very different twist to the traditional clamshell. I like the addition of String of Beads, another oldy but goody! I find it is always interesting to try something different with old designs although the chances of me making a … Continue reading

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Aussie Floral Inspiration 5, 6

Most of the flora which inspired these designs does not grow with fresh green leaves and with pretty coloured flowers. Our most obvious flora comes in bright reds, yellows and oranges, though hidden away in the bush there are some … Continue reading

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Anna Karena 21, 22

Very busy! Love the second design! The blocks are still busy, but there are a lot less of them. Love the sashing too.

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Abigail Bolton Design 1, 2

This project file is now 1 day old, though many of the blocks were waiting for some attention. About half of the blocks in the sampler above are new variations on the theme. Love the design above, but will continue … Continue reading

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Patch Play 33, 34

In this project file I have used blocks from the Electric Quilt library which have been tweaked a little to cretae border blocks from the original applique cross designs. Once again, I cannot pick a favourite from today’s designs.

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Hearts Growing 5, 6

Hearts all over the quilt! I am not sure if I like the space around the outside for quilting … perhaps I would be sure of it with different quilting. Another excuse to play with Electric Quilt … as if … Continue reading

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Border Beauties 55, 56

I like interesting borders, and in the design above there are 4 of them! Another four interesting borders, plus a very simple atrip border which is very effective in this design.

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Wanda’s Weeds 1, 2

Today’s designs use blocks I have been playing with over the last few days, adding bits, altering bits, removing bits, and then when I tried designing the first quilt discovered I needed to do more alterations. The name of the … Continue reading

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