Monthly Archives: January 2011

Hexes Round 2 – Blue Wall Hanging

I couldn’t resist, I had to try some of these smaller hexes. Here is a wall hanging made of 1/2-in hexes that went together very quickly : And the back All I need now is to find a suitable frame … Continue reading

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What’s the all the fuss about Hexagons ?

I have seen a lot of bloggers having great fun with hexagons lately and so I have decided to give them a go too. As a first project, I picked 2-inch hexagons, not too small. I also used the scraps … Continue reading

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Rainbow Windows – Quilt top

One of my goals for the year was to play more with colours as I tend to gravitate towards the same old “safe” colours. Here is my first attempt : the Rainbow Windows quilt top. And I love the result … Continue reading

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An experiment : Keeping track of incoming fabric using Evernote

In the past year, I have bought some fabric, ok, a LOT of fabric, and I haven’t really kept track of what I bought. To make matters worse, whenever I started cutting into a piece, I usually cut out the … Continue reading

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Crafty Plans for 2011

There is no shortage of ideas of things to make this year : Quilting Sewing curvesĀ  (using the curve master) Seeing what all the fuss is around hexagons Being bold with colours (even use yellows and oranges !) Quilting beyond … Continue reading

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What have I learned in 2010 ?

This has been my busiest crafting year ever and I have had great fun playing around fabrics. Here are some of the things I learned : Where to find fabulous fabrics and to build a little fabric stash Basic free … Continue reading

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Yummy Indigo – Quilt top

So here it is, my first quilt top of the year ! The indigo squares were so beautiful that I didn’t have the heart to cut into them so I just assembled them with a simple navy sashing. I love … Continue reading

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Yummy Indigo

I finally opened the indigo fabric packets I bought off a little German stand at the European Patchwork exhibition in France back in September and was very happy with their content ! I got 2 packets of 49 5-inch squares … Continue reading

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Looking back at 2010

Quilts of all sizes completed Other craft projects (garlands, label blankets, sewing kit, advent calendar, mug rugs, growth chart, Christmas tree skirt, Christmas decorations, floor pillow, etc.) Not bad in a year ! ~~Catherine

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