Category Archives: Dandelion Wine

Did you know?

Did you know that the patterns in magazines are often not written by the designers themselves?  I can only speak from my experience with three of my designs, whose patterns were published in three different magazines.  However, in each of these … Continue reading

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Do you EQ? I do!

Woke up this morning to find that the folks at EQ had posted a blog about Dandelion Wine.  How cool!  They had contacted me back in September when the magazine first came out – guess it was my turn!   http://www.doyoueq.com/blog/?p=980 … Continue reading

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Announcing: Dandelion Wine!

Finally! Here it is! Dandelion Wine!   The finished quilt is approximately 63″ x 63.”  The pattern will be available from my website www.HelleMayDesigns.com  this weekend.    Did you guess the ending?  Let me know!  As you may have noticed from some … Continue reading

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A bit of catching up to do!

I can’t believe it’s been almost 2 weeks since my last post.  I’ve been a little busy – but there’s lots of good stuff to report!  It’s a little long, but if you hold out to the end, there’s some … Continue reading

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Island batik – Center Blocks

I’m a bit late in getting this photo up.  These blocks have been done and on the design board for a while.   Thought I’d better get a picture before I start sewing it all together.  There’s a bit of a … Continue reading

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Batik Quilt – Starting to take shape!

Despite my internet issues, I managed to get some sewing in finally!  This is what is on the design wall so far.  Once I’m sewing, it goes together rather quickly – I just gotta get off the computer and onto … Continue reading

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The Blocks!

So here are the blocks.  I like the way they came out.  I like the way the colors blend, but I have to admit I’m used to working with a lot more contrast.  As one friend put it – they are … Continue reading

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Island Batik Quilt – Strips Cut!

Today I used 2 of my Christmas presents to show you the first step on my project.  Remember that tripod that I couldn’t figure out why in the world my husband gave me for Christmas – well it turns out that … Continue reading

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Exciting New project

I’ve been waiting to tell you about a new project that I was going to start.  Now that it has started, I want to share.  Back in October, when I attended the Houston Quilt Market (trade show), a friend urged … Continue reading

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