Category Archives: Quilt-a-long

Quilted Jacket

Over the last few months social media has been full of quilted jackets, a lot of shops are selling them and since they were featured as a challenge on The Great British Sewing Bee they pop up regularly on instagram … Continue reading

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Staying Home HQAL

Well I’m afraid I’ve managed very little quilting over the last three weeks, it does have to compete with my hand embroidery for my time and at the moment the garden embroidery is winning! Three weeks ago I’d quilted two … Continue reading

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Staying Home HQAL

I’ve not spent a huge amount of time on my staying home quilt but I have made some progress. Everything for quilting is set up in our lounge for when I’m watching TV but my embroidered garden is also in … Continue reading

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Staying Home HQAL

We’ve had a busy few weeks recently, we’ve accepted an offer on our house and we’ve found somewhere to move to. On Friday we found out our offer has been accepted which is a huge relief! The housing market here … Continue reading

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Staying Home Quilt HQAL

Having to write this post today for the Hand Quilt-a-long gave me the impetus I needed yesterday to start it. I found the fabrics I had ear-marked for the back which were three remnants of varying sizes left over from … Continue reading

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Staying Home HQAL

Back in 2020 I finished a quilt called Coming Home, with the leftovers I made a quilt which I called Staying Home, pretty apt for the time I thought! The embroidered blocks were from a free stitch-a-long from ‘Hugs and … Continue reading

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A Winter Wreath Quilt

Three years or so ago I stitched a Spring Wreath quilt, it was a design by Andrea Walpole of Raggedy Ruff Designs. I’ve made several of her designs and kits now, they all raw edge applique with free motion machine … Continue reading

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The Seaside Quilt HQAL

It’s finally time for a happy dance with my seaside quilt. Three weeks ago I had finally finished the hand quilting and just had the binding to stitch on, but first had to find the right fabric as I’d used … Continue reading

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Seaside Quilt HQAL

I was hoping to have my dancing shoes on today with a finished quilt, but I’m not quite there! This is the seaside quilt designed by Kathryn Whittingham , it’s in the book called The Seaside Quilt. Three weeks ago … Continue reading

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The Seaside Quilt HQAL

I’m making good progress with hand-quilting my seaside quilt. Three weeks ago when I last shared this happy quilt I was busy stitching clam shells (or waves!) on the main body of the quilt… The central design of the quilt … Continue reading

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