Holm Sown: Tilda Pinwheel Quilt // four at a time half square triangles // quilt top

Pinwheel Quilt in Tilda Fabric

Rather shockingly I started planning this quilt in May 2013….yes, FOUR YEARS AGO!!!  It had been intended as a wedding gift for somebody but I started to have doubts about whether or not they’d like it, and then for whatever reason it got put away.  Fast forward to last year when I dug it out…

DGMQG Pieced Pup Bee Block | Holm Sown

DGMQG – Pieced Pup Bee Block

Although I’m only just sharing this now I did have it finished in time for our August Modern Quilt Guild meeting. Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine had just come out with three fantastic foundation paper pieced pup designs – a basset hound, a scottie, and a boxer. The actual paper templates are downloaded from the…

Sum It Up Quilt Tutorial

Following on from my Bearly Brown Sum It Up Quilt I shared a while back, I’ve drafted a high-level tutorial for my Sum It Up Quilt if you would like to make one yourself.  This is a great beginner’s quilt as it comes together reasonably quickly, and there aren’t a lot of fiddly points to…

Bearly Brown Sum It Up Quilt // Holm Sown

Bearly Brown Sum It Up Quilt

So this quilt was never actually planned. It came about as a result of a failed attempt at making Bear Paw blocks from a tutorial I found online. After cutting out all the fabric I found that they were proposing a really tedious method that would involve a lot of trimming and wasteage. So all…

Beginners Patchwork & Quilting Workshop // Wonky Log Cabin Quilt // Holm Sown

Wonky Log Cabin Quilts

Our first Beginners Patchwork & Quilting Workshop ended at the beginning of the month.  It was a 6-week evening class aimed as a complete introduction to patchwork and quilting for those who had never tried it before.  I decided on the Wonky Log Cabin design as it is fairly quick to sew up and doesn’t…