2019 planning party & Make Nine challenge

I was feeling a bit cross with myself for completely breaking my spending ban on sewing supplies in the past year. But looking back at my 2018 resolutions post, I did manage to tick quite a few goals - which has cheered me up! I learned how to piece curves, and did lots of foundation … Continue reading 2019 planning party & Make Nine challenge

Stashbusting & Vintage Home quilt

I ended last year with a pledge to use my sewing stash and stop buying fabric, patterns and sewing supplies.  How did that go, I hear you ask?  Badly.  I did halve the amount I spent, so that's something, but the fabric drawers are crammed full and it's just ridiculous really.  I'm too embarrassed to … Continue reading Stashbusting & Vintage Home quilt

Emily Notman workshop

I've admired Emily Notman's work for ages, so when I saw she was teaching at the gorgeous Make at Monteray I booked myself a place.  Emily uses mixed media and embroidery to build up her beautiful landscapes.  It's a different style to anything I've done before, so I was excited (and a bit nervous) to … Continue reading Emily Notman workshop

SWMQG Showcase 2018

I'm a member of the South West Modern Quilt Guild, and we are holding our first exhibition this month - exciting!  I thought I'd share a few pictures from the hanging day on Monday. I was very much looking forward to seeing the blocks from our Rainbow Challenge.   This was Charlie's idea, and we were … Continue reading SWMQG Showcase 2018