2020 quilt block 15

Here I am again waving my 2020 quilt block 15 in the air declaring it done! This is how the block started out. As I have said before, an unembellished block and finished block looks totally different. As you work a block it changes and many beginners get very concerned …

Free ebook of Vintage Crazy Quilt Embroidery Patterns

In 1884 Mary Haehnlen wrote  A Book of Fancy Designs for Ornamenting Oriental Work. It’s a little gem because it is full of vintage Crazy Quilt embroidery patterns. I bet she never thought that over a century later, women from all over the globe would be interested in it. To …

2020 quilt block 14

As you can probably see, I really enjoyed working my 2020 crazy quilt block 14. I think you will probably sense that I am getting back into the swing of things! This is how the block started out. As I have said before, I evolve each block as I work …

TAST week 3

TAST week 3 TAST week 3 challenge is Buttonhole stitch – or blanket stitch, as many people call it. This stitch is actually the foundation for a whole family of stitches. People classify embroidery stitches in different ways. I like to classify stitch families according to the hand movement you …

2020 crazy quilt block 13

You have to imagine me sitting in my twirly chair, big silly grin on my face, hand in the air waving to all North, South, East, and West as 2020 crazy quilt block 13 is finished. I have worked out that in order to do this challenge and meet the …