Category Archives: Quilting

Eco Print on Cotton with Silk Appliqués


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One Square at a Time


There is a lot of weather going round at the moment, physically and metaphysically. Since I’m talking about squares, forgive the play on words, though the round in my first sentence ought really to be around. Poetic licence. There is a deal of … Continue reading

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A Winter Hexagon


One of my preoccupations these days – hexagons. This eco print hexagon made me think constellation.

I researched hexagonal constellation and came up with a Winter Hexagon of six stars, Capella, Aldebaran, Rigel, Sirius, Procyon and Pollux.

Capella is a star in the Auriga constellation. Aldebaran is a giant orange star in the constellation of Taurus. Rigel is in the Orion constellation. Sirius is a star system. Procyon is in the Canis Minor constellation. Pollux is in the Gemini constellation and is a giant orange star. Continue reading

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Chicken Wire and The Flower of Life


This is what’s called, in quilting circles, the flower arrangement – six hexagonal petals and a seventh for the centre.

I’ve made this flower from a piece of eco-printed fabric. It’s from the first batch of bundles I ever printed. Continue reading

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