Vintage Home BOM – plates & all the blocks so far

This time the  Vintage Home blocks are plates, using the porthole technique, which I hadn't tried before. The instructions in the magazine were very clear and I'm pleased with the results.  I especially like the one with the boats fabric! There is also a larger plate with paper pieced petals around the rim, and I really … Continue reading Vintage Home BOM – plates & all the blocks so far

Vintage Home BOM – caddys & jugs

I've been catching up on my Vintage Home blocks of the month, so two months in one today. I really like the look of cross stitch on patchwork and decided to modify the caddy patterns to make my labels in cross stitch rather than embroidery.  The embroidery floss made the finished labels quite heavy, so … Continue reading Vintage Home BOM – caddys & jugs

Warm hearted quilt in the snow

Regular readers will know I'm on a stashbusting mission this year.  When I saw Tales of Cloth's Warmhearted quilt in Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine I thought it looked like the perfect home for a pile of orange, green, teal and navy scraps. It was so much fun to make.  The hearts are two jewel … Continue reading Warm hearted quilt in the snow