Frida Portrait Quilt

Year beginning and I feel like making a pixelated quilt. Its based on a picture from the internet. Later, if it turns out fine, I will post a tutorial for the same so all you Frida fans out there can make their own versions. The little one at home has just started reading the Harry... Continue Reading →


We are again at the end of the year(and yes! a new sunrise to root for as well 🙂 ) and I cannott help but look back and be very very thankful for all that the Year 2019 had to offer -- prominent among them being my first pattern publication in an international magazine Make... Continue Reading →

Grand plans for November

I want to make a quilt from scratch to finish in November. That would entail deciding on a pattern, hunting for fabric, cutting and piecing, joining the quilt top, quilting, binding and finally gifting it. Phew! That's a lot... So lets see where we stand as of the 1st weekend in the month. As of... Continue Reading →

Sugaridoo Quilt Along

I have really been derelict of my duties in writing this post before. A few quilting friends requested that I calculate the amount of Indian fabric required for the Sugaridoo Quilt Along and I promised I would. So finally, here is the post. India solids are usually 32-34" wide, unlike major brands in the US... Continue Reading →

Cushion covers

October is a fairly hectic month as we have two major festivals in the month- Dusshera and Diwali. Its time to deck up the house with lights, new cushions, new bed covers etc. Also time to wear new clothes, prepare sweets at home, get them to your friends, neighbours and family. These are fun festivities... Continue Reading →

Catching up with the plan

Every month I plan on a little project -a quilt top or quilting an existing top, a bag or some such item, tag it to One Monthly Goal at Elm Street Quilts and try to complete it within the allocated time. This year's plan was to complete these 12 items across the year. But I... Continue Reading →

Nested windmill blocks

This looked like a cute little block. The windmills when nested give a completely different look than when they are separate. I have earlier made a quilt with windmill blocks in pink with a background in block-printed black-white fabric. That was ages back. Now is a good time to revisit the block and go a... Continue Reading →

Irish Chain Quilt

Half of the year is gone and I have tried some new techniques, met some new people and made some new quilts. Here's a shout out to the second half of the year. The pattern is from Jenifer Dick and Angela Walter's book Nine-Patch Revolution: 20 Modern Quilt Projects. Am tagging this to One Monthly... Continue Reading →

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