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

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