Showing posts from April, 2011

On My Design Wall

I really love blue & white quilts and have been collecting blue fabrics for quite some time. I recently made a disappearing 9-patch quilt for my local quilt guild's bi-annual charity event and thought the pattern could look great with a monochromatic colour scheme. Turquoise and purple for the charity quilt  The charity quilt was made from 3 fabrics, with half the 9-patch blocks featuring dark purple in the corners and turquoise in the centre and the other half with the colours reversed. 9-patch block made from 5" squares cut from my blue collection  My blue 9-patches were made with a variety of dark blues in the corners, with a consistent medium blue for the centre patch. After cutting in half both vertically and horizontally, each 9-patch block yields 4 blocks that can be rearranged however you like. Arrangement #1 Arrangement #2 Arrangement #3 On the design wall  This is on my design wall using the first arrangement - will this be the final arr

Welcome to my Blog!

I'm a bit hesitant about starting a blog. The reason I'm hesitant is that I'm easily lured into spending more time on the computer than is really needed. And I really wonder if anyone is interested in what I have to say on a regular basis. So, here goes nothing, if I get one or two followers or dozens, this blog will tell a bit of my creative journey as I develop my online quilting business and a little of what inspires me. Feel free to comment and leave me feedback. --Ann