Category Archives: Quilt-a-long

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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Staying Home Quilt

I’m feeling well chuffed, I’ve just finished the top of my Staying Home quilt and it’s turned out better than I ever hoped for! This is the quilt which started with the free quilt block designs organised by Natalie of … Continue reading

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Coming Home Quilt

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my Coming Home quilt, I was on the home stretch having just finished the applique of eighty leaves in the four corners, plus birds, dots, vines… I had already made the pieced … Continue reading

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Staying Home Quilt

Last week I managed to finish the last of the embroidered blocks for my Staying Home quilt. This is my adaptation of the SAL organised by Natalie of the BirdHouse, she organised various quilt designers in Australia to give a … Continue reading

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Peacocks and Peahens

Last month for the Foot Square Freestyle group we were making blocks for Lynn, she chose a gorgeous palette of peacock colours for her blocks, with no light neutrals, so all rich blues, greens and purples, with a bit of … Continue reading

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Coming Home Quilt

I’m getting there! There’s light at the end of the tunnel!! I’ve cracked on with this quilt, hand-stitching all those leaves to the corners. I discovered that on a Friday night Andrew Lloyd Webber is doing a free screening on … Continue reading

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Staying Home Quilt

I’m making good progress on my Staying Home quilt, it’s basically going to be made from the left over fabric from my Coming Home quilt, I seem to have rather a lot left! The basis of the quilt are some … Continue reading

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Coming Home Hand Quilt – a- long

I’ve actually made pretty good progress over the last three weeks, I found the hand quilting was a great thing to do whilst watching Bluprint classes! Bluprint (the old and well loved Craftsy) has all classes for free at the … Continue reading

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Hand Quilt-a-long

Change of plan!!! For the last few weeks I’ve shown you my progress (or not!) on my Christmas table runner. I have to admit it is sitting next to me, neatly rolled up, looking very reproachfully at me, as it’s … Continue reading

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