Diamonds are forever Crazy quilt stitch along

Welcome to my Diamonds are Forever Crazy quilt stitch along. Block 1 is the start of our journey together. I hope you enjoy it as much as I think you will. This is the first block of three diamonds. You can download the pattern for the diamonds. Here is light …

My New Book Crazy Quilting for Beginners Handy Pocket Guide is out!

I have a huge surprise for everyone — drum roll….. I have another book out! Crazy Quilting for Beginners Handy Pocket Guide: All the Basics to Get You Started is a condensed version of my other book. It’s a beginner’s guide that covers all the basics – but just the …

Back Stitched Herringbone

Back Stitched Herringbone is a variety of Herringbone that is actually a compostite stitch that combines Herringbone and Back stitch. I have only recently started to play with this stitch and it fast became a favorite. It is quick and easy to work which makes it a great stitch for beginners, …

2020 crazy quilt block 11

My next block for the  2020 challenge is done!   As you can see, I had fun with 2020 crazy quilt block 11. This was my starting point for the 2020 crazy quilt block 11. As I have said before, I have noticed that beginners often worry over the look of an …

Beaded Alternating Feather stitch Tutorial

Beaded Alternating Feather stitch is a form of Feather stitch that is a fun decorative variety that can be adapted easily to create a variety of patterns and designs. For most beaded stitches I use a #26 tapestry needle which is fine enough to thread a bead, yet the eye is …

Crazy Quilt Block 91

Crazy quilt block 91 is a block in shades of blue gold and burnt yellows.  This block sits in the overall diagonal design of my I Dropped the Button Box quilt. On this block I mainly used a mix of quilters cottons.    There is 8 pieces of fabric used in this …

Crazy Quilt Block 84 in the I Dropped the Button Box Quilt

Crazy Quilt block 84 is a softer coloured block in pastel tones. The I dropped the Button Box quilt has blocks arranged in colour toned diagonal bands – you can see the quilt here I like this block even though I am not really pastel sort of person. There are …