Friday, December 31, 2010

Paper Piecing Tutorial from Maria

One of our members, Maria (All Moma Quilt)  has created a great tutorial, clearly illustrated with photographs of each step of the process. Maria apologises for some of the wording but that is the limitations of Google Translate.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

January 2011 Swap List

Flowers are to be sent by 29th January 2011
Hopefully, everyone has received their Welcome hexie that joined the swap December 2010. Please e-mail me if you have not received your hexagon flower for December. 
January 2011 Swap List
Please send one flower to person below you on the list. The last person sends to the first person.

1.    Nita Benfield
2.     Marina Bugeja
3.     Melody Daly (The house on the side of the hill)
4.     Jane Davidson (Want it, Need it, Quilt)
5.     Ingrid Eichstedlund (ingridsstrikopatchwork)
6.     Christine Holmes (Time out Stitching)
7.     Geniene Barbour (Renny and me and Isaac too)
8.     Joanne Fordham (Possum Blossom Patchwork)
9.     Lene Christensen (Lenesquilt)
10. Kristin Erickson (CanadianKristin
11. Hanne Wolff (Hannewolff)
12. Toni Alexander (Red Boot Quilt Co)
13. Leslie Legros (Les Quilts)
14. Janet Constable Rushant (Caribou Crossing Chronicles)
15. Maria Harrits (momaquilt)
16. Lorraine Tyler (The Balancing Kiwi)
17. Shruti Dandekar (13WoodHouseRoad)
18. Linda Gilli (Stray Stitches)
19. Edda Bjork Hauksdottir (Solblomaakur)
20. Hanne Hector Schroeder (syenlap)
21. Ros Burton (Rosa Munda
22. Jacqueline Maxman (Handmade with Love)
23. Narelle Christensen (Nells Notions)
24. Jessica Roze (Scrappy n Happy)
25. Jorie Williams (Beautiful Chaos)
26. Sunny (Peggy)Schroeder
27. Jennifer Domire (Jenni Sews)
28. Joke Roodenburg (joke)
29. Anorina Norris (Sameliasmum)
30. Brigitte Dell (Quilt Sampler)

They are on their way

Joanne has kindly sent me some sample packs which I will be posting today.

Each pack contains 50 x paper and 25 x card 1" sided hexagons. They are beautifully wrapped and presented. Thank you Joanne.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Free Sample Packs to Members

Joanne from Possum Blossom Patchwork has offered free sample packs to all participants. 

Each pack contains 50 paper one-inch hexies plus 25 card one-inch hexies. They will be sent out after Christmas as a New Year gift.

You can find Joanne’s range of English Paper Piecing packs on

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Hexagon vs Octagon

Joke pointed out that my logo is made up of octagons. Yes, I must confess it is. I only had an MS Word and limited shapes available to make a quick logo. When I get back from next week, I will design a true hexagon logo.

How about something like this?