Category Archives: Quilting

Getting Ready for Coming Home

It was quite exciting today as this year’s Sarah Fielke Block of the Month started. It’s a gorgeous quilt of houses, cottages, trees, as soon as I saw the design I signed up. Sarah was the designer of Down the … Continue reading

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A Fluffle of Love

I’ve just finished my first quilt of the year and I’ve called it A Fluffle of Love… I’m going to become a Great Aunt in the next few weeks, it makes me feel very old as I had a Great … Continue reading

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The End of the Road!

It doesn’t seem three weeks since I last showed you my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt, I was nearly three quarters of the way round the rows of houses… I’ve not done as much as I hoped as I was … Continue reading

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Splendid Sampler 2

I’ve got a bit behind with my Splendid Sampler blocks, this is one reason why they are listed on my Nineteen for 19 challenge. I just looked and it was October when I last posted any photos! I’d made sixteen … Continue reading

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A Spring Wreath

On New Year’s Day I decided to concentrate on my Spring Wreath quilt. This is a BOM from Andrea of Raggedy Ruff Designs. It’s a beautiful quilt of woodland animals, stitched with free motion machine embroidery. This is very new … Continue reading

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New Year Stitching

New Year’s Eve has never held any great excitement for me, I love Christmas, but over the years I often volunteered to work New Years Eve as I really wasn’t enthralled with the idea of going out. My OH and … Continue reading

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Eighteen for 18; How Did I Do!

Last January I set myself eighteen challenges to do in 2018, they were a mixture of sewing, quilting, embroidery and general lifestyle ones. I really enjoyed having something to aim for, especially as I didn’t stress or beat myself up … Continue reading

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Just a little bit further…

I’m just a little bit further down the Rabbit Hole. I’ve not done a lot but I thought I can’t have three HQAL’s on the trot with nothing to show! Last time I showed you my DTRH quilt I’d just … Continue reading

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Giving and Receiving

From being very young I always tried to instill into my children the idea that handmade gifts were treasured, they always made presents for Grandparents and aunts etc, it might be a tray of mince pies, or a decorated matchbox. … Continue reading

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A Christmas Tree Skirt

I’ve just realised I haven’t told you about my latest Minerva Make… This year I decided to make a Christmas Tree Skirt, Iโ€™ve been admiring them for a while so when Minerva Crafts asked me to make something Christmassy it … Continue reading

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