My Quilt Designs

I include stories about all the quilts I make in the blog section of this website but I thought I would separate out my own quilt designs and highlight them here.

I’d like to sell patterns of these designs and/or have them published in a quilting magazine but so far that has not happened. I learned a lot about promoting my “business” at the Threads of Success conference I attended in October 2019. Using those ideas I’ll keep plugging away trying to develop the triciamustsew brand – meanwhile my small collection of original quilting projects is here for your perusal. My contact details are listed elsewhere on this website.

Time to Close the Cabin – flannel log cabin with appliqued/embroidered leaves
My Tile Floor quilt – Mix of flannel and cotton applique on cotton background
This is a very easy quilt as the applique is raw edge secured with a small stab stitch so the designs can be very intricate as there are no edges to turn under!
Leftovers – flannel quilt with flannel applique (using stab stitch for simplicity)
When a friend gives you a plaid to make a quilt what do you do? You create a secondary plaid design accentuated with simple flowers. I am a stickler for straight lines in plaids so this pattern requires precision cutting and piecing.
I call this quilt Dutch Snowballs because I used Den Haan & Wagenmachers fabric for the snowballs and part of the squares. The centre section is great for those who like hand piecing – lots of TV or audio books can be devoured as you add the small squares to the blocks. The border is also good for using up scraps in the same colour palette.
Versatile tote bag – I have made over forty of these tote bags which can range in size from a lunch bag to a tote big enough to hold a full-size quilt. Each bag is based on the size of the setting squares and the quilting is simple because it is done before the bag is assembled.