Category Archives: Quilt-a-long

Cottage Garden Quilt HQAL

I’m enjoying making this quilt so much, it’s a design by Kathryn Whittingham and all the instructions and patterns are in a book, called, unsurprisingly, The Cottage Garden Quilt. The instructions are great, leaving lots of room to make it … Continue reading

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Foot Square Freestyle

I’ve just made my blocks for this month’s recipient for Foot Square Freestyle, which made me realise I haven’t shared last months blocks yet – we’re not allowed to share them until the following month to try and keep the … Continue reading

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The Cottage Garden Quilt

I’m really enjoying making this quilt, it’s from a book by Kathryn Whittingham who’s a local designer – pre-covid she ran quilting classes at Fabbadashery in Halifax. Last time I shared my progress I was embroidering some of the applique … Continue reading

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Cottage Garden Quilt HQAL

Three weeks ago I’d just started a new project, my vintage quilt has been put to one side for the time being as I wanted something fresh and easy to sew. I spotted the Cottage Garden Quilt book on facebook … Continue reading

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Change of Plan!

I’m having a bit of a break from my vintage quilt, I’m just not feeling it at the moment – we’re having a bit of a rubbish time at home at the moment and I just need projects I can … Continue reading

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Scrappy Blooms

I’ve been talking about making a scrappy quilt for ages,years in fact, my scrap stash is getting a bit ridiculous! I currently have six of those IKEA cubes pretty full of scraps! I’m reorganising my sewing room at the moment … Continue reading

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Vintage Quilt HQAL

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my vintage quilt, this is the one from around 1880 found in my children’s grandmother’s house. It has a large piece stitched together and several strips waiting to be added. I’ve had … Continue reading

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Antique Quilt HQAL

I haven’t got very far with my antique quilt, but I have made a start. This is an unfinished quilt which my daughter found when clearing her grandmother’s house. It’s a tumbling blocks pattern and from what we can deduce … Continue reading

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Vintage Quilt SAL

A couple of years ago my daughter was helping clear her other grandmothers house when she came across an unfinished old patchwork quilt stuffed inside a trunk. She brought it home for me to look at and asked me to … Continue reading

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Patriotic Blocks

I’m taking part in Foot Square Freestyle this year which Kate Chiconi organises. We make three 12″ blocks a month, each person in the group is allocated a month and we make the blocks in their choice of colours. Usually … Continue reading

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