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.

Life Afloat! Sewing on a Boat! – Quilting Tips & Techniques 160

This video shows my Studio Afloat! on board a wide beam narrow boat in the UK for a period of time, plus some environmental shots. Where do you like to quilt?  

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How to make a Shoo Fly block using 2 1/2″ squares – Quilting Tips & Techniques 159

This video shows how to make a Shoo Fly block using 2 1/2″ squares. The block measures 6 1/2″ so will be a finished 6″ block.  

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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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