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

Vintage Home BOM – Egg cups & ‘Royal’ mug

This month on the Vintage Home quilt along the blocks are egg cups and a commemorative mug - great timing with a royal wedding next week! Jo included an embroidery design for the mug which is lovely, but I wanted a cross stitch design to go with the caddy's I've already made.  I found a Queen Bee pattern by … Continue reading Vintage Home BOM – Egg cups & ‘Royal’ mug

2018 Pantone Quilt Challenge

I shared my plans for the 2018 Pantone Quilt Challenge with you last month, and my quilt is now finished!  The challenge was to use the Pantone colour of the year, which for 2018 is Ultra Violet. My inspiration came from Roman mosaics, and I also wanted the quilt to look like a picture, so I … Continue reading 2018 Pantone Quilt Challenge

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

Organic Textile Company bundle – show & tell

My plans not to buy any fabric this year only lasted until mid February!  Never mind, tomorrow is another day and so on..... The purchase I couldn't resist was one of the Organic Textile Company's mystery remnant bundles - they had a blue and black one that I had been eyeing up for a while.  … Continue reading Organic Textile Company bundle – show & tell