myBearpaw Blog by Jo Avery

Trying out some new techniques

I’ve made quite a few bags over the years, but they have all been pretty basic. I can either do a tote bag or one with a box gusset like the one above. Regular readers will know that I have serious problems following patterns and therefore am doomed to ‘make things up as I go

Lone Star Rising Quilt

I’m delighted to be sharing my Lone Star Rising quilt with you today! I made this quilt at the beginning of the year for Quilt Now magazine. It is the first Lone Star I have made and I totally fell in love with the pattern. I can see a few more Lone Star quilts in