My Dream Comes True

Today is the day when my wildest dream came true. Many years ago I bought the first edition of The Encyclopedia of Quilting and Patchwork Techniques by Katherine Guerrier, published by Quarto Publishing in 1994. Living in a place where quilting was almost unknown this book was like a spring of fresh water. Finally I… Read More →

Making Poppies quilt

My friend recently asked how do I add small slivers of fabric to my curved pieced quilts. I thought the best way to tell and show would be by starting a new quilt. This was a reason for me to start Poppies quilt. I wanted to make a poppy quilt anyway but I thought I… Read More →

It’s a diptych!

Finally I have one more quilt finished. As I promised, I worked on Crab Apple Blossoms quilt and now I have a diptych, both Blossoms and Fruit. As almost always it started with the photo, sent to me by my friend Nijole, who has three crab apple trees in her garden: I started by selecting… Read More →

Crab Apples quilt

 This time my inspiration came from few photos of crab apples. I’ve been thinking of making a diptych of crab apples: blossoms and fruit. Somehow I’ve started from fruit first, blossoms have to wait, I hope not till the next spring. My friend Nijole has three crab apple trees in her garden. Recently she sent… Read More →

Sulfur Spring quilt

My inspiration usually comes from the photo. For most of the water quilts I used my friend Rita’s photos as an inspiration  source. As I traveled a lot myself, this time I scrolled through my own photos and stopped at one taken few years ago in Yellowstone. I don’t remember the name of that site… Read More →