A New Old Tool 6

A New Old Tool
Oh how I love old tools! They’re built to last, unlike today’s disposable items. Many times they are in varying conditions of repair, commonly neglected or in need of fixes here and there… But sometimes you encounter a beauty. A tool that is gorgeous and well maintained, painstakingly loved and cared for over the years. ...

Project 11 – Leonard’s Space Quilt

Picture’s coming!  My camera isn’t charged, so I’m waiting for mum to send the ones she took through. Leonard’s Space Quilt is technically my first quilt top but second quilt complete. As such the top is far from perfect, but no one really cares too much, do they? I was very meticulous with my quilting ...

Project 10 – Charging Basket

Project 10 - Charging Basket
My charging basket, originally uploaded by mizuhana. I made this up on Monday when I should have been working on a quilt for Tom’s dad… oh well. It’s a charging basket, it holds all my gadgets and has a little slit for wires to come through. Now all my things are in one place instead ...

Projects 6 to 8 – Sewing Adventures

Projects 6 to 8 - Sewing Adventures
Here are some projects I completed at the beginning of this month, but haven’t posted yet! 1. Another string quilt block: String quilt block 2, originally uploaded by mizuhana. 2.  My first Dear Jane quilt block, which was a present for mother’s day: Mini Quilt Front, originally uploaded by mizuhana. Ooh, I have to learn ...

Project 4 – Paper Pieced Kaleidoscope Block

Project 4 - Paper Pieced Kaleidoscope Block
Line Block Trimmed, originally uploaded by mizuhana. Here is today’s project! It’s a new quilt block called the kaleidoscope block. I created it using my scraps. It is also my first ever paper piecing block. I used tiny grid paper with a tiny stitch and it was easy to remove with the help of a ...

Quilt work!

I’ve been working on a quilt for the past week or two. My goal is to finish the top and back, AND get down to actually quilting it today! I have uploaded pictures to my Flickr page, thumbnails of which should appear in the sidebar. Once I’m totally done I’ll post a complete entry here.