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 Mitre the corners on a Quilt Border – Quilting Tips & Techniques 168

This video shows how to add a single border to a quilt with mitred corners.

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How to make a Kite Block using a 4 1/2″ On-Point Ruler – Quilting Tips & Techniques 167

This video shows how to use a 4 1/2″ On-Point Ruler to make a fun Kite Block,using 5″ squares and some rectangles. Block measures 4 1/2″ (4″ finished).

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How to make a fun block with squares and folds – Quilting Tips & Techniques 166

This video shows how to have some fun with squares of fabric and some folds. The block size depends on what size squares you use, in this video the squares are cut 4 1/2″ square so will finish at 4″ … Continue reading

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Spending time In Houston, Texas

So here I am in Houston, attending Internaional Quilt Market and Festival, loads to see and learn about and even just a little bit of enjoyment!! So here is the sunrise this morning from the motel room, the sun is … Continue reading

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How to make a fun Pinwheel Block using 5″ squares – Quilting Tips & Techniques 165

This video shows how to make a fun Pinwheel Block using 5″ squares. The block measure 6 1/2″ (6″ finished).

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Desirable Features of a Sewing Machine for Patchwork & Quilting – Quilting Tips & Techniques 164

I often get asked about what sewing machine would be good for delicious quilting, so this video shows some of the features and feet I really enjoy on a sewing machine for patchwork and quilting. The sewing machine used for … Continue reading

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