Category Archives: Quilting

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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March Review

Sewing in March was limited to evenings as the days off were filled with workmen and decorating, the workmen have pretty much gone, but I still feel knee deep in painting, there’s a faint glimmer at the end of the … Continue reading

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My Splendid Sampler Quilt Finale!!

Last night I was doing a happy dance round my sewing room! I have finally finished my Splendid Sampler Quilt, it’s been quite a journey, pushing me out of my comfort zone, but I did it!! For those of you … Continue reading

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So near and yet so far!

…and don’t quilt when you’ve just had a couple of hours broken sleep after a night shift!!! We’ve had workmen in this week putting new floors down and now new doors and skirting, I decided to keep out of their … Continue reading

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Hands 2 Help Quilt Challenge

“What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and … Continue reading

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