Mixing Patterns and Rulers: Dear Dottie and Classic Curves

I am using Rachel Hauser’s Dear Dottie pattern and Sharon McConnell’s Classic Curves Ruler to make a quilt – mixing the pattern’s emphasis on learning colour value skills with the adventure of cutting and sewing curves. (Links to websites and tutorials at the end of this post).

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Perspective

I was planning to write a reflection of the past week, thinking of the usual mix of ups and downs that we all deal with to one degree or another. But my thoughts have been tempered by quilting blogger Rachel who on Tuesday published ‘Eleni’s passing’. I began following Rachel’s blog when her baby, Eleni was a couple of months old. Following birth trauma Eleni had severe physical and developmental … Read more