Category Archives: Quilting

Nineteen for 19

At the beginning of October I did a count up of both craft projects on the go (WIP’s – work in progress!) and also things with an October deadline, it was a bit of a shock, even for me! I … Continue reading

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A Little Further Down the Rabbit Hole

I did my usual trick this month with my hand quilt-a-long – Friday evening I suddenly remembered I had a post to write, so I’d better do some quilting! This is why the HQAL is such a motivator for me!! … Continue reading

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Coming Home

I’ve been making lots of windows again – in fact I’ll be happy if I never have to stitch another window again! I’ve been working on my Coming Home quilt and I’ve just counted up and on this border alone … Continue reading

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Quilts for Care-Leavers

I’ve just finished another quilt for care-leavers. These will be given out at Christmas Dinners for Care-leavers, an organisation started by Lemn Sissay, (our poet laureate at the moment). Following on from his experience of many years in care, he … Continue reading

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Nineteen for 19

I’ve just realised I didn’t do a Nineteen for 19 challenge update for September – only three weeks late! I’ve a lot of projects in progress at the moment, so not so many finishes, but still a lot done… 1 … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole HQAL

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt, I’ve made some progress, it’s a king size quilt and I’m on the outer border – so even quilting one side takes time! Three weeks ago … Continue reading

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A Splendidly Happy Dance

I’ve finally finished my Splendid Sampler 2 quilt! Last night I finished hand-stitching all the binding and this morning I trimmed any loose threads – though I’m bound to have missed some! I started this quilt about 18 months ago, … Continue reading

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A Trio of Textile Trips

I’ve been on three days out with a textile theme over the last few weeks… At the beginning of September there was the Northern Quilt Festival at Harrogate, this is held twice a year and it’s a nice sized show, … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole HQAL

One of these days I shall surprise you all and finish this quilt, just not today! I’m still working on the big wide rabbit border and quilting the outer diamond one as I go along. I’ve made reasonable progress on … Continue reading

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Nearly Splendid Sampler

I’ve almost finished my Splendid Sampler 2 quilt, at the weekend I arranged them all on the lounge floor, looking more at the sashing than the actual block. I’m using the quilt as you go method (QAYG) so all the … Continue reading

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