Tag Archives: Pieced Quilts

Triple Irish Chain 23, 24

Triple Irish Chain is not the most interesting block I have ever played with, but sometimes I really like what I find … and the one above is one of them. Lots of chain, but room for quilting to shine. … Continue reading

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Stars on Ramsay Terrace 13, 14

Not my favourite colour scheme, but the contrast is spot on. Once upon a time, before I started going to quilt shows, I would have ignored any art work which had blue anywhere but in the sky, but now I … Continue reading

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Log Cabin Blues 41, 42, 43, 44, 45

Interesting. More interesting. Very, very interesting. I like the change of colours too. The centre looks like a white spider going around in circles! Back to the softer colours, which when I first thought of it it seemed prettier, but … Continue reading

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Logs on Point in Purple 61, 62, 63, 64, 65

In this project file I am making just minor changes with each step, and saving every one of them. Some of the results are less than spectacular, to say the least, but it is interesting seeing the difference the small … Continue reading

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Autumn Patches 21, 22

Interesting, especially the open space for quilting! I like the second design.

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Julianne’s Star 9, 10

This project file is based on one block, but with the background fabric used for some of the pieces. The seam lines between the coloured pieces are used as the quilting motif. I prefer dark backgrounds for any star block, … Continue reading

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12P Collection 3, 4

I find that when I start a new project I tend to use muted colours, a minimum number of fabrics, and concentrate on getting the contrast in the right places for the design to work. Working with pretty or bright … 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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Irish log Cabin OP 28, 29, 30

I have a lot of fun mixing unrelated blocks to see what happens. I usually get carried away by the blocks and just go with whatever fabrics I find first, and promise myself that I will play with colour another … Continue reading

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My 8 Blocks 51, 52

Nice one, even if I do say so myself. Love the second one.

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