Thursday, January 20, 2011

Icy Niagara Falls

We were at a business meeting yesterday in the always beautiful Niagara Falls ... treated to a dinner at Brasa.  If you ever have a chance to eat at one of their restaurants, do it! Just do it!

The clouds broke for a bit, just in time for a few snapshots before we headed back home ...

Toadily awesome!

Ta da!  The squishy has arrived :)
These are the FQ's that I won - wohoo!  Have to let them rest after their journey, and let them find their voice to let me know what they'd like to be when they grow up :)

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These are Robert Kaufman holiday fabrics, lots of gold accents, ranging from creamy to green, red and black.  Oh my, they are lushious :)

Sunday, January 2, 2011

XCentric Block Quilt

Found the perfect fabric to play with the XCentric Block - love the optical illusions that are created!   This technique is from Anita Grossman Soloman's book "Rotary Cutting Revolution".
Clockwise from top left - original fabric, square cut and
and resewn back into a new square,
final block, quilt top corner

XCentric Block Quilt

Secret Garden BOM 2016

Secret Garden Flimsy I participated in quite a few of Pat Sloan's challenges and quilt-alongs in 2016! This one, " Secret Garde...