Author Archives: GourmetQuilter

About GourmetQuilter

My name is SusanClaire Mayfield and I live in a delightful old home in the country in New Zealand. I have been quilting for many years and have been designing quilting patterns for a long time now! I love to design and write patterns for quilts and bags and other quilt related items and now have quite a large range.

How to make a Churn Dash block using 2 1/2″ squares – Quilting Tips & Techniques 158

This video shows how to make a Churn Dash block using 2 1/2″ squares. The block measures 6 1/2″ so will be a finished 6″ block. I have used a delicious small stripe in the block!  

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That Garden Quilt Mystery – Part 6 – Final Part

The mystery is solved! the garden has grown, the bees are buzzing! Part 6 is available to download here. I would love to see your version. This video gives some encouragement for Part 6 and also shows where and how I … Continue reading

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Oh my goodness, I love presents!!

I have a big “thank you” to Pat for sending me such a delicious gift. I love unwrapping surprises! Look what I got in the mail:    such a delicious collection of goodies. I was thrilled to receive this, including … Continue reading

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How to make a Hovering Hawks block – Quilting Tips & Techniques 157

This video shows how to make a Hovering Hawks block using 2 1/2″ squares. The block measures 8 1/2″ so will be a finished 8″ block.

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Where do you like to quilt?

The weather was too good to stay indoors!

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The Oakshott Colourshott Bundle Blog Hop – my turn!

I hope you are enjoying the blog hop with the delicious Oakshott fabrics. There have been some wonderful ideas of how the bundles could be put to good use! These fabric bundles are going to be released at the Festival … Continue reading

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