Tag: Jane Stickle

The Dear Jane quilt: feeling blue

I am not sad though, blue is just one of the background colours of the square quilt blocks of my Dear Jane quilt. I thought it would be fun to dedicate four Dear Jane posts to the four background colours I am using. This will give me the opportunity to write about the importance of…

Quilting techniques 101: Foundation piecing

This article is not about make-up, but about quilting, because that is what I know. In this post, I’ll tell you more about the foundation piecing technique with the help of blocks I finished from my Dear Jane sampler quilt you see on top. To read more about that project check this link: The Dear Jane…

Dear Jane G-6: Papa’s star

This one was tricky! I had to disassemble part of it because it wasn’t a square first time I finished it. It still looks wonky now, but it looks more or less like a square, so this block is declared finished! Or as the people in the Dear Jane facebook group I’m a member of…

Dear Jane A-8: Florence Nightingale

I loved this one so much because the symbolism of the cross fits so nice with the name of the block. Florence Nightingale is the founder of modern day nursing and pioneer of modern-day healthcare. Her ideas about healthcare first manifested when she was in charge of the British field hospital during the Crimean war…

Dear Jane L-5: Chattanooga Charlie

Apparently Chattanooga is a city in America, I did not know that. One does not only learn quilting techniques with the Dear Jane!  Curious as I am I googled ‘Chattanooga’ and discovered they have a very nice bridge there: Anyhow back to quilting. This block is made with patchwork. First I pieced the smallest trianges…