Category Archives: Quilting

Change of Plan!

I’m having a bit of a break from my vintage quilt, I’m just not feeling it at the moment – we’re having a bit of a rubbish time at home at the moment and I just need projects I can … Continue reading

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Scrappy Blooms

I’ve been talking about making a scrappy quilt for ages,years in fact, my scrap stash is getting a bit ridiculous! I currently have six of those IKEA cubes pretty full of scraps! I’m reorganising my sewing room at the moment … Continue reading

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Vintage Quilt HQAL

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my vintage quilt, this is the one from around 1880 found in my children’s grandmother’s house. It has a large piece stitched together and several strips waiting to be added. I’ve had … Continue reading

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In the Pink

Last night I finally finished my pink quilt. This is for a friend whose going through challenging times and when I asked her what her favourite colours were she said pink and red. I went for a pink quilt. The … Continue reading

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A trio of Blocks

Each month I’m making three blocks to be mailed around the world for Foot Square Freestyle block swop party, I’m usually scraping in at the end of the month and June was no exception! June was Monike’s turn and her … Continue reading

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In the Pink

I seem to be in pink mode at the moment! I’ve a few projects on the go at the moment and one of them is a quilt for a friend, she’s going through difficult times at the moment so I … Continue reading

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Antique Quilt HQAL

I haven’t got very far with my antique quilt, but I have made a start. This is an unfinished quilt which my daughter found when clearing her grandmother’s house. It’s a tumbling blocks pattern and from what we can deduce … Continue reading

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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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