Die kuns van naaldwerk, en dan spesifiek laslapwerk en kwilt is tegnieke wat generasies al saam met ons is. Meeste van ons ouer geslag het naaldwerk as verpligte vak op skool gehad met minder of meer sukses. Baie van ons het grootgeword langs oumas en ma’s wat klere en kwilte gemaak het. Meeste van ons […]

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2022 Lenad Quilt-along

The 2022 Quilt-along focusses on colour and tone values. Blocks are in two sizes. 8″ x 8″ or 4″ x 8″. The first Block Patterns will be ready to download shortly. The quilt finishes at 63″ x 44″

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Jacobs Ladder

Jacob’s Ladder – Quilt blocks from the Bible

“And he dreamed and behold a ladder set up on the earth and the top of it reached the heavens and behold the angels of God were ascending and descending on it.” Genesis 28:11-22 Jacob’s Ladder is a very old quilt block pattern, dating to before the American Revolutionary War. It is classified as a […]

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Strips, stems and stripes

Appliqué stems and vines

In hand or machine appliqué, stems are one of the most consistent elements and make or break your design. Even and well placed stems and vines build a strong foundation for the rest of your design. It is therefore important to give some attention to the skill involved to make good ones.

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