This is my second quilt from Animal Quilts. I knew I wanted to make the butterfly as soon as I saw it, and thought my sister would like it for her birthday. She agreed, and chose the dark purple (Grunge Fig) as the inspiration colour. I used scraps of Alison Glass, Grunge Spot, Moda Lustre… Read More Butterfly birthday quilt
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… Read More SWMQG Showcase 2018
I thought I’d have a little break from blogging back in May – and here we are 4 months later. Hope you had a good summer! We’ve had a lovely few months, and have just come back from a couple of gorgeous weeks in Corfu. As well as beautiful weather and a very relaxing time… Read More Crazy birds beach bag
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… Read More Vintage Home BOM – Egg cups & ‘Royal’ mug
The idea for this quilt came back in April last year. I was sorting my fabric stash and realised I had amassed quite a pile of girly pinks and blues, and cute animal prints. Perfect for small niece! I’d also been reading about The Splendid Sampler on Very Kerry Berry’s blog and wanted to give it… Read More The Splendid Sampler lap quilt
I was determined to get to the end of my #100daysofslowstitches project, and here I am. It wasn’t the project I thought it was going to be, and I was pleased I had made the definition of what I could do broad, so I could change it as I went along. My two main projects… Read More 2017 100 day project – completed!
I love English Paper Piecing, but I’ve only used hexagon templates. So when I heard about Tales of Cloth’s Ice Cream Soda block of the month club I thought this was a chance to try putting some more shapes together. Ice Cream Soda photo from talesofcloth.com Kerry of Very Kerry Berry spoke at the South… Read More Ice Cream Soda BOM – fabric pull