Crazy quilt stitch along Tumbling Block 19

Tumbling block 19 sits in the bottom row on the left-hand side of the Diamonds are Forever quilt. I can’t quite believe we are on the last row of the quilt! You can download the patterns for the three diamonds that make up the block, and this month there is …

Crazy quilt stitch along Tumbling Block 18

Tumbling block 18 sits second row from the bottom on the right-hand side of the Diamonds are Forever quilt. You can download the patterns for the three diamonds that make up the block. Here is light tone diamond, the mid tone diamond, and the dark tone diamond. Just to remind …

Crazy quilt stitch along Tumbling Block 17

Tumbling block 17 sits third row down, on the right hand side of the Diamonds are Forever quilt. You can download the patterns for the three diamonds that make up the block. Here is light tone diamond, the mid tone diamond, and the dark tone diamond. When embellishing, feel free …

Crazy quilt stitch along Tumbling Block 16

Tumbling block 16 sits on the fourth row down, just right of the centre on the Diamonds are forever quilt. You can download the patterns for the three diamonds that make up the block. Here are the light tone diamond, the mid tone diamond, and the dark tone diamond. Once …

TAST Week 9

Take a Stitch Tuesday Week 9 Basic TAST The challenge this week, is to experiment with Buttonhole Wheel which is a fun and easy stitch. I often use these to form small floral sprays making them useful stitches for crazy quilting and surface embroidery, but you can also use them …

Crazy quilt stitch along Tumbling Block 14

Tumbling block 14 sits third row down on the right hand side of the Diamonds are forever quilt. This month we will make four diamonds as there is a dark diamond sitting on the right that is a continuation of the tumbling block pattern. In other words we are making …

TAST Week 6 and February Design Challenge

The stitch for Basic TAST week 6 is Fly Stitch. I made the sample above using 5 layers of chiffon and netting stitched over with mainly Fly Stitch. Much of the grass/reeds areas are also fly stitch. By mixing the thickness and type of threads I gave it more visual …