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 use up some Left-Over 5 inch squares – Quilting Tips & Techniques 179

This video shows how to use up some of those left-over 5 inch squares. We seem to accumulate left-overs, let’s use some of them up!    

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How to use delicious leftovers to make a Floating 4-patch block – Quilting Tips & Techniques 177

This video shows how to use up some leftover fabrics, 2 1/2″ and 5″ squares, to make a Floating 4-patch block that measures 7″ and finishes at 6 1/2″ square. This makes a delicious scrappy quilt!

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More Quilting in the Garden!

Whilst I have been busy preparing for the pop-up shop, opening soon, I thought a few more quilts in the garden would be good!        

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Happy New Year

Well it seems that 2015 is well under way already! Hoping that the year brings good things into your life. I have been taking pictures of my quilts in the garden, so here are some of them. I hope to … Continue reading

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How to make Zippered Pouches using 10″ squares – Quilting Tips & Techniques 175

This video shows how to use some 10″ squares of fabric, and batting, to make zippered pouches, with some variations on a theme! see also: Quilting Tips & Techniques 095 – How to make Paper Bag Corners: http://youtu.be/R6AkpvJYqq0 A pattern … Continue reading

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How to use an Applique Mat for Fusible Applique – Quilting Tips & Techniques 174

Well, another Christmas is in the past, hoping everyone is having a good time over this holiday season. We had a delicious time with family including our little 2 year old grandson, a lovely time on the beach and also … Continue reading

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