My Baby Quilt Plans
How being pregnant inspired me to design and make ten unique baby quilts for my little baby boy and nine babies being born around me. And why I hope that this might lead to a book on baby quilts.
New Priority No 2: Baby Clothes
How I felt overwhelmed by cute jersey prints for little boys and nevertheless started planning to make baby clothes for my little baby boy.
My Baby Quilt Projects
Why I believe making baby quilts is a great way to learn new patchwork and quilting techniques.
When a September Quilt becomes a December Quilt
On 6 September 2020, I announced Chic Country to be my September 2020 quilt. Why it was only put together in December 2020 and finished in January 2021.
New Priority No 1: Maternity Clothes
How being pregnant changed my sewing priorities for 2021. Making maternity clothes became my no. 1 priority for January and February 2021.
Islamic Geometry meets English Paper Piecing
How I used the English paper piecing method to transfer another Islamic geometric pattern from paper to fabric. With the help of this method I made a quilted coaster inspired by Islamic geometry.
Always prewash your Fabrics!
In fall 2020 I found this beautiful blue knitted fabric on one of my excursions into the Doha fabric market. I had not planned to buy any knitted fabric and did not expect to find any in Doha anyway. After all…
My first Quick Curve Ruler Projects
How I practiced using the quick curve ruler on my own when the Qatar Quilt Guild workshop got cancelled. Good patterns to practice with are the Urban table runner and the Metro Twist quilt.
Islamic Geometry meets Foundation Paper Piecing
How I transferred an Islamic geometric pattern from paper to fabric using the foundation paper piecing method. I made two quilted patchwork cushions using this method.
Sandia Quilt by Initial K Studio
Why I made the Sandia Quilt by Initial K Studio my May 2020 quilt project. Being intrigued by its star design it reminded me of Islamic geometry, interpreted in a new way.