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.
My Dress Parade Part 2
About practicing my dress making techniques by making two sari dresses based on Tanya Whelan's book 'Sew Many Dresses, Sew Little Time'.
New Mexico Quilt by Vacilando Quilting Co.
How a photo in Laura Preston's book 'Simple Geometric Quilts' inspired me to make the New Mexico Quilt my April 2020 quilt project.
Lolwa’s Cushion Workshop & Pattern
How I gave a one-to-one patchwork workshop for making a custom made quilted cushion in August 2020. After making the patchwork top with my student, I finished the quilted cushion at home.
Minnesota Quilt by Vacilando Quilting Co.
Why I dedicated my February quilt project to the Minnesota Quilt by Laura Preston from Vacilando Quilting Co. This is truly an easy and quickly to finish quilt suitable for beginners.
Rustic Quilt by Initial K Studio
How I made the Rustic quilt by Initial K Studio my January 2020 quilt project. I love this color combination and how the colors pop in the Doha summer sun.
One Pattern, Many Options
How I could sew two different shirts and a simple dress from different jersey prints by purchasing only one Burda Style pattern.