Modern Quilts by Zafira Vaxevanidou

Zarkadia Quilting Co. is a home-based company that focuses on making special and unique quilts that hug and caress. Quilts are love, tenderness, warmth and cure. Enjoy and be inspired by this art form and know yourself in the process.

Zafira has loved color and fabric, color and cotton and the dynamics of quilting and patchwork, she shares and teaches her love for quilting, in Xanthi where she lives with her family.

Diaspora quilt, Pattern testing for the first time

Most of you already know a lot of details for the Diaspora quilt, especially if you are following…

Lifesaver quilt, the Cotton + Steel version

It has been almost a year since I made this quilt, and we have been using it ever…

Expanding Stars quilt, a queen size quilt

From the first time I saw this quilt pattern (by Emily Dennis of Quilty Love), it was instant…

Friendship

The Friendship quilt block is a relatively easy to make, but also a bit tricky, especially regarding seam…

Autograph Quilt

The Autograph Quilt block tutorial follows the ‘easy road’ to make a beginner-friendly quilt block. This is a…

Card Trick

The Card Trick quilt block seems very, very difficult. I admit I was intimidated when I first saw…

Lifesaver Quilt, the Pantone Challenge 2019

While writing the #lifesaverquilt pattern, I was playing around in Illustrator a lot to find color pallettes that…

Diaspora Quilt – WIP

When Pachy called for pattern testers, I rushed to sign up, because I like her design style very…

Triangle Hexie quilt, a solid version

I know I haven’t been sharing a lot on the blog the past year or more, but I…