Category Archives: Quilting

Staying at Home HQAL

I feel I’m making steady progress with the hand quilting of my Staying Home quilt. This is a quilt I made back in 2020 with scraps left from my Coming Home quilt, hence the name! The embroidered blocks were all … Continue reading

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Staying Home Quilt HQAL

I feel I’ve made good progress on my Staying Home quilt over the last three weeks ago I was still quilting the second row which has the cat on it, trying to stitch borders as I go along too so … Continue reading

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An Exploding Heart

I’m finally starting to get a few finishes under my belt and one which I am very pleased to have finally finished is the Exploding Heart quilt, a design by Slice of Pi. This is a quilt for a happy … Continue reading

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Staying Home HQAL

It’s three weeks since I last shared my progress with hand quilting my Staying Home quilt, this was made with fabric left from my Coming Home quilt and embroidered blocks from a QAL by Hugs and Kisses back in 2020 … Continue reading

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Staying Home HQAL

I’ve made reasonable progress with my Staying Home quilt over the last three weeks. Last time I’d just started quilting some of the sashing having finally made a decision as to how to quilt that area… I was hoping I … Continue reading

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Exploding Heart Quilt

I’m trying to use my covid house arrest productively, luckily I don’t feel too ill, I’ve had worse colds, so I decided to make a concerted effort to finish the Exploding Heart quilt. This is a wedding present for a … Continue reading

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Exploding Hearts

Over the last two to three weeks I’ve been working on a new quilt, I should have started it ages ago, it’s a wedding present for the young couple who married in May! In my defence I only got the … Continue reading

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Staying Home HQAL

Well I’ve finally started quilting the sashings so it does feel like I’ve made some real progress this week, even though it was only a couple of evenings… Three weeks ago I had sussed out how to quilt the house … Continue reading

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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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