Circle of Life
Designed by Jacqueline de Jonge. This must be one of the most popular BeColourful quilts. It is fun to make, with lots of different techniques.
Designed by Jacqueline de Jonge. I had these fabrics in my stash, and decided that they did indeed look very "Spring" like.
Dinner Plate Dahlia
This is the Queen version of the 4th Technique of the Month from Quiltworx. I used just 2 whites and 1 ombre to create this quilt. It was quite a challenge to fussy cut all the pieces, but I am thrilled with the result.
Designed by Jacqueline de Jonge from BeColourful Quilts, this stunningly intricate design is embellished with thousands of tiny crystals.
One of Jacqueline de Jonge's most challenging designs, and certainly one of the most challenging that I have undertaken. I changed the original colours from rainbow and black to a deep teal with jewel colours.
Another challenging quilt from BeColourful. I love the asymmetry of the design, and the way it leads the eye through pathways around the quilt.
A pretty little quilt that is a great introduction to the BeColourful techniques.
I loved making this quilt as it had no Y seams! This one was a nod to Canada 150, although my red and black was softened by using a creamy background.
One of the Quiltworx "Technique of the Month" quilts, this is the Queen size. Beautifully quilted by Ardelle Kerr, the Rose City Quilter.
Paradise in Blooms
This quilt incorporates appliqué and paper piecing. It is one of the Quiltworx technique of the month quilts.
Another of the Quiltworx technique of the month programs. I agonised over colour for this quilt, and ended up making the New York Beauty block three times before I was happy with the colour.
Fire Island Hosta
One of my favourites. This was the first time that I really "stepped out of the box" with regard to using a more vibrant colour palette. This quilt gained a 1st place at the Parksville Quilt Show in 2015.
To date, the most popular class I have taught. This one is very cleverly thought out, and is an absolute gem to put together. And so fast!
I decided to play a little with the border of this one ... and I was pleased with the result!
Fractured Paint Box
Using pre-cut strips, this quilt is fast to put together, and is a great beginner project. Quite a different look to the traditional stars.
One of the Quiltworx series of "Leaf" patterns, this one is also fast to put together. It is the only Judy Niemeyer quilt that I have made from fabrics that are NOT batiks.
Misty Mountain Pond
This Judy Niemeyer paper pieced quilt deviates from the original pattern, which has bullrushes in each corner. I decided to put on Spring Gentians, which remind me of my visits to the mountain meadows in Switzerland.
This Feathered Star is a Judy Niemeyer paper piecing quilt. I started making this, and realised there wasn't enough contrast in my original selection of fabrics for the centre star and feathers - so completely started again with different fabrics!
A Judy Niemeyer paper pieced quilt that uses fat quarters to create this kalaidescope of colour. Made by Lesley Jones - her first ever paper pieced quilt.
Winter Wonderland table runner
This pretty table runner uses the Snowflake block. Lots of sewing time needed for those little snowflake points! But worth it.
This is a great beginners quilt to the Judy Niemeyer method of foundation paper piecing. It took me only a week to make - evening sewing only!