Summer School Baby Quilt

Summer school is a free pattern from Missouri Star Quilt Company. I had saved it for a day when the quilty aunt would make a new quilt for new born in the family. The time has come, and suddenly I have 3 nieces (one yet to be born) and a nephew. What more joy than... Continue Reading →

Starflower Quilt

This beautiful quilt top uses the 8 point star or the Starflower quilt block which is similar to the Le Moyne star block but not the same; the latter is made up of diamonds while the former uses HSTs. My friend wanted a baby quilt and sent me this picture as a guide. I have... Continue Reading →

Quilters meet- Mumbai

The first Local Quilters Meet in 2019 was scheduled today (15th June 2019) at Saira Sumar's place. She was the perfect, gracious host-- welcoming thirty of us into her house as the first pre-monsoon showers hit Mumbai and the clouds took over. We started the session with 'meet and greet' so all new quilters get... Continue Reading →

Scandinavian Baby Quilt

Recently my Husband's colleague had a baby boy and he asked me to make a quilt for the little one. I am overjoyed...what a bundle of joy and complete independence to choose design and technique. Having recently been to the India Quilt Festival, hand applique from the 'Tentmakers of Cairo' is still fresh in my... Continue Reading →

Giant Starburst baby quilt

For November, am just trying to make a big Starburst quilt and sew up some of my Indian fabric during the month. This is a baby quilt for a little angel born to my neighbour. With winter round the corner, hope she cuddles and snuggles under it and uses it until its torn and gone... Continue Reading →

Charm Square quilt

This quilt started in December last year. The Quilt top was done as part of a pair, where I wanted to test how Indian fabric squares behaved as against designer charm square packs from the United States. Post that, the two quilt tops languished in my the WIP file for 6 mnths until I brought... Continue Reading →

Same Same but different

Recently I had an urge to make a charm square quilt. I was getting back to quilting after what seemed like ages and wanted to start from scratch. 'tis a totally different thing that I have never actually made a charm square quilt...so it wasn't getting back or starting from scratch 🙂 It was learning... Continue Reading →

April quilt meet-Mumbai

It was the 1st of April and we quilters in Mumbai decided to meet up. No April fools day but yes a lot of fooling around. Here you see a picture of the entire group, sans me...I am the official photographer as I jokingly put it 😉 I am there of course, just behind the... Continue Reading →

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