Category Archives: Quilting

Christmas HQAL

Last month I finally finished my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt so it was time to choose a new project for my Hand Quilt-a-long posts. I was planning for a while to start a different quilt, but having started this … Continue reading

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Dancing Down the Rabbit Hole

It’s time for a very happy dance! I have finally finished my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt! I started this quilt back in January 2017, it was a BOM by Sarah Fielke, my main aim when I signed up for … Continue reading

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Getting in Deep Down the Rabbit Hole!

I’m almost there! I’ve nearly finished hand-quilting my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt! In fact, if we hadn’t had visitors this week I might just have cracked on and finished it! Three weeks ago I was waiting for some more … Continue reading

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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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