Category Archives: Quilting

Moving Down the Rabbit Hole

I’m making slow but steady progress with the hand quilting of my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt, three weeks ago when I last showed you my quilt this is how far I’d got… I’d just started the sunflower border quilting. … Continue reading

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Feeling Brave-ish!

Thanks for all the helpful comments, I decided to take your advice and try and be a bit braver with my colours, adding the lime green contrast in particular! I made another three blocks which incorporated both the green and … Continue reading

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Help! Tula Pink Panic!!

A couple of months ago I was asked to make a quilt to be auctioned for a charity. I’ve made several quilts for charity before, the difference this time is that someone else is buying all the fabric, which does … Continue reading

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Coming Home Quilt

I’ve just finished the second block of my Coming Home quilt. This is a block of the month by Sarah Fielke (the same designer as my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt). On the last day of each month she releases … Continue reading

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Spring Wreath Quilt

I’ve just finished another block for my Spring Wreath quilt BOM, this is a gorgeous design by Andrea Walpole of Raggedy Ruff Designs. It’s been a very steep learning curve as I’ve not tried free machine embroidery before but Andrea’s … Continue reading

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Down The Rabbit Hole

It’s a good job I’ve got this three weekly post to write for the hand quilt-a-long as I am struggling a bit to find my mojo with it at the moment! At least with the post to write I did … Continue reading

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A Few of my Favourite Things

Apologies if you’re now humming the Sound of Music song! I’ve been making steady progress over the month with my Splendid Sampler quilt, I’ve made five blocks and tonight I finally got them all quilted. This BOM is organised by … Continue reading

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Quilty Hugs

I had a great day last weekend at a quilting workshop making quilts for care-leavers. The quilts are being made to give to young people leaving care at a big Christmas Dinner. Christmas Dinners is a project that was started … Continue reading

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Making Progress Down the Rabbit Hole

I finally feel I’m getting somewhere with the quilting of my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt. The little rows of houses seemed to take for ever to quilt and weren’t particularly easy to quilt either as they are paper pieced. … Continue reading

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Coming Home

I’ve just finished the first block of Sarah Fielke’s 2019 BOM, it’s called Coming Home. It’s a gorgeous design with lots of cottages and trees on. It’s the second quilt I’ve made of Sarah’s, the first being Down the Rabbit … Continue reading

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