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.

Happy New Year!

Wow! Time is going so fast! We are enjoying a wonderful summer just now, with just enough days of less sunshine to remind us that we live in the land of the long white cloud! It does, of course, keep … Continue reading

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Quilty Box has arrived!

I am thrilled to have received a Quilty Box from! It arrived in my mail box, looking so innocent, however the inside is quite delicious! Thank you QuiltyBox. is something you can subscribe to, and in return they … Continue reading

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Introducing ……..Block of the Day 2016 – That Town and Country Quilt

This video is an introduction to the new project for 2016, Block of the Day 2016, That Town and Country Quilt. This is going to be such a fun project making little applique blocks throughout the year and building up … Continue reading

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How to make some Quick & Fun Gift Bags from a Fat Quarter – Quilting Tips & Techniques 181

This video shows how to cut and make fun little gift bags starting with a fat quarter. Great idea to have on hand for those times when you need to wrap a gift, any time, any season, great for birthdays … Continue reading

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How to use some 2 1/2″ x 5″ strips to make a fun quilt – Quilting Tips & Techniques 180

This video shows how to use some 5″ squares, cut in half, or 2 1/2″ strips to make a fun and quick quilt. many of us have 5″ squares and 2 1/2″ strips these days, some leftover and some deliciously … Continue reading

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Registration for What’s in the Box Mystery Quilt 2015 is closing soon!

I am so thrilled by the response to the What’s in the Box Mystery Quilt 2015, people from all over the world have been registering! There is still an opportunity for more investigators on this mystery, the registrations close at … Continue reading

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