Category Archives: Quilting

Moving Further Down the Rabbit Hole

Last week I was in a bit of a quandary about fabrics to use for the latest border on my Down the Rabbit Hole QAL, I posted various options and ideas and had lots of really helpful comments and suggestions … Continue reading

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Decisions!! Help please!

Sometimes quilting can get quite stressful, not the relaxing past-time it’s meant to be! I’m trying to choose colours for the next border for my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt and I’m on about my sixth attempt at colour combination, … Continue reading

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A Hard Lesson in Mitres!

I have just finished this months Down the Rabbit Hole sewing. It’s a block-of-the-month quilt by Sarah Fielke, I’m loving it, though it is pushing me out of my comfort zone. I tend to procrastinate when this happens and I … Continue reading

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Vintage Quilt

I’m writing this post hoping someone may be able to help or advise me, or even just suggest where I can go for help… Last year my daughter was helping to clear her grandmothers house and found, at the bottom … Continue reading

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Coney Lane

I’ve been working on my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt this week and I’m making good progress! My main task is to applique all the leaves on my flowers. Sarah (the designer) has 52 leaves on hers!! I think I … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole Quilt

I’m making steady progress on my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt now, it’s a quilt-a-long by Sarah Fielke and I’ve got a ¬†couple of months behind, but I’m catching up! Last week I stitched the bias binding stems on, so … Continue reading

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April Review

Can’t quite believe we’re already a third of the way through May, so I’m a bit late with my April review, but that’s life! There’s quite a mix of needlework in this review, embroidery, quilting, dressmaking…I’ve finally finished my home … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole

I’ve just had a fantastic weekend at Denman College learning how to do hollyhocks with ribbon embroidery. Denman College is a wonderful old manor house owned by the Women’s Institute, they run all sorts of courses, historical, fitness, craft, music, … Continue reading

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Paisley Splash Quilt

Last night I put the last few stitches in my Paisley Splash quilt. This is the one that is going to be auctioned for the Emyr¬†Owen Latch branch. I’ve just finished it in time as they have a big ball … Continue reading

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Paisley Elephant Quilt

This is the third year I’ve taken part in the Hands2Help quilt challenge, it’s organised by Sarah from Confessions of a Fabric Addict. There are three charities to choose from each year or you can donate a quilt to a … Continue reading

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