I hope everyone had a good Christmas - I've had a mad dash around having two family meals at the weekend and then two family days yesterday and today for Christmas and Boxing Day. So much delicious food that I'm bursting at the seams! Clue 5 was a great clue to do over Christmas - … Continue reading Mystery Quilt: Clue 5 (and 3 and 1) Complete!
If you're following along with me, you'll know that I'm taking part in this year's Bonnier Hunter mystery quilt extravaganza, the Good Fortune Quilt (details on her website here). Not that I've finished Clue Number 3 (see here, though Clue 2 and Clue 1 are done!) So this clue calls for string piecing, which is … Continue reading Mystery Quilt – Clue 4
This week, I'm in Puerto Banus, but I got Clue 3 of Bonnie Hunter's mystery quilt started before I left (see Clue 1 and Clue 2 here). I realised that I had an Accuquilt die that would help me with cutting out the pieces that I needed (details on sizes and numbers are available at … Continue reading Mystery Quilting – Clue 3a – The Spanish Connection
You may have seen that I'm undertaking Bonnie Hunter's Mystery Quilt cycle this year, entitled Good Fortune! Here's a link to the first clue if you've not read that post yet... For the second clue (all the deets are over on Bonnie Hunter's website if you want to learn more), I pulled out a variety … Continue reading Mystery Quilting: Clue 2
Not long into my interest in textiles and quilting, indeed as my very second quilt (the first a simple quilt of straight line sewing), I came across Bonnie Hunter, the doyenne of scrap quilting and quite the tour de force in American quilting circles. Bonnie runs an annual 'mystery quilt', clues released one by one, week … Continue reading Mystery Quilting: Clue 1
Near where I was staying at the Retreat Centre in Hillsborough, Auckland, was Onehunga Mall. Since I started the MA, I found myself unable to do much quilting, which - those of you who know me well - is a passion of mine developed over the past five years or so. I decided to walk … Continue reading Quilting: Patchwork Passion, Auckland