The first time I saw a half rectangle triangle I was overwhelmed by the trimming and decided to not make the quilt. Well, since then I have gotten over my fear of HRTs and written this guide of everything you need to know, from measurements, sewing and trimming. Don't let HRT scare you like they did me!
Colored Glass is for the beginner quilter and for the quilter who loves a good, simple quilt pattern. Learn about the artistry of creating batik fabric and read about this cathedral inspired, modern quilt pattern.
Colored Glass is my modern quilt pattern inspired by the stained glass windows in the churches and cathedrals of Europe. This pattern looks great in patterned or solid fabric. It's also a great skill building quilt pattern for the beginner quilter. Colored Glass uses Flying Geese and "square in a square" blocks to create a fun, modern quilt pattern.
The Old Muscat Souq is one of my favorite modern quilt patterns. It uses fat quarters to create a star design, highlighted by inset corners. Taken as a whole the blocks intersect and form a design and lines of their own. This version uses a fun background fabric and red and green solids.
Jack's Gate is a modern quilt pattern inspired by the gates in our neighborhood in Asia. This design uses negative space to draw your attention to the bright flowers and bold gate of the quilt. Jack's Gate uses fat eighths and yardage to create a contemporary, modern design.
The Jack's Gate modern quilt pattern was inspired by the gates which guard each house in my neighborhood. It uses fat eighths and yardage of two colors to create an unexpected and unique design. The flowers in this quilt are what really bring the quilt to life. Read about this version using Andover Fabrics.
The Novice quilt pattern was written for a beginning quilter. It's basic, easy, straight lines and design make it the perfect beginner quilt. Have fun. Don't stress. If you mess up, just rip it out and start again. The best quilters always have a seam ripper close by.