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.

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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Mystery Quilt Part 5 -That Garden Quilt – New Free on-line mystery

This garden is growing! This video offers a little encouragement and information about the new free on-line mystery quilt pattern, Part 5, available on This free downloadable pattern will run over 6 months. You may also want to view: … Continue reading

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The Oakshott Colourshott Bundle Blog Hop

I am thrilled to be taking part in the Oakshott Colourshott Bundle Blog Hop! I will be the last on the list but do go and have a look at what everyone is doing with these delicious fabrics! We have … Continue reading

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