Category Archives: Quilt-a-long

No Further Down the Rabbit Hole

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt. I’d just about finished hand quilting half of the first border, I had great hopes of finishing the flower border… …well, it’s been a pretty busy … Continue reading

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Hand Quilt-a-long

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt, I’m hand-quilting it so it’s going to take a while! I started in the middle on the Dresden circle, but mislaid my thread (and it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Hand Quilting Down the Rabbit Hole

It’s three weeks since I showed you my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt, I had just started quilting it, trying to stitch petals on the Dresden circle, I’d just started stitching round the flowers in the next border too… I … Continue reading

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Splendid Sampler II

Yesterday I managed to finish two of the Splendid Sampler II blocks, all sashed and quilted. As the next one was released yesterday afternoon I carried straight on and made it! I’ve quilted it this afternoon. The Splendid Sampler 2 … Continue reading

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I’m Going Down the Rabbit Hole!

It’s been three weeks since I last shared some hand quilting for our  HAQL, I had just finished a little practise piece called Spring. I have finally started quilting  my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt. This was a monthly quilt-a-long … Continue reading

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Summer Sewing Plans

I’ve a few sewing dates in my diary which I’m pretty excited about… Festival of Quilts; 9th – 12th August at NEC I’ve wanted to go to the Festival of Quilts for a couple of years but it’s always clashed … Continue reading

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The difference of a year and a BOM

So far I’ve managed to keep up to date with the new Splendid Sampler quilt-a-long, though it’s less arduous this time with only one block a week at the moment. It’s a quilt-a-long organised by Pat Sloan and Jane Davison, … Continue reading

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A Spring HQAL

I was hoping to have a happy dance today, but I’m not quite there, life has got in the way, or probably more to the point, other projects have got in the way! I worked out a couple of days … Continue reading

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Splendid Sampler 2

I tried to resist, I really did! I have succumbed again to Pat Sloan’s Splendid Sampler! I learnt so much with the first Splendid Sampler quilt and at least this time I haven’t got another two BOM’s to keep up … Continue reading

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Hand Quilt a long 2

It’s three weeks since I last showed my hand quilting project. This is just a little practise one before I get my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt back from being basted. I was hoping my quilt would be back by … Continue reading

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