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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #13

Progress #12 Zinnia Zinnia This is our last flower block for this quilt. In some ways, I will miss the whole process of choosing the fabric for each block and watching the flower come to "life" as it is sewn down. Like the last few blocks, I pin all the pieces that are in the… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #13

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #12

Progress #11 Tulip The leaves and stems have already been appliqued onto the block.  It is really easy to see where to place each tulip, when using the light-box. There is some over lap on each tulip. This means 3 more trips to the light-box.  ;0) The tulip flowers are layered one on top of… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #12

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #11

Progress #10 With these Canterbury Bells, we are getting close to the end of the flower blocks for this project. The use of the light-box has been invaluable for the placement of the block components. The leaves and stem were the first layer appliqued down. All of the flowers were added as the second layer.… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #11

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #10

Progress #9 Forget Me Not The use of the lightbox has been an important part of making these quilt blocks. Much easier than using the window method that I used at the beginning of this quilt project. There was multiple layer-ings on this block. With the first layer having both leaves and stems. After stitching… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #10

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Monthly Mending ~ March 2022

After so much mending progress throughout January and February, I was hoping the trend would continue. Alas, it was not to be. Only the tear in the lining of the raincoat was mended this month. It was mentioned in last month's mending, that as progress was being made more mending was also being discovered. This… Continue reading Monthly Mending ~ March 2022