Category Archives: Serendipity

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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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

It’s amazing the difference a little bit of sunshine makes. We’ve just had a lovely weekend, chilly mornings due to the clear skies,but lots of sunshine. I managed a couple of hours tidying up in the garden in between glossing … Continue reading

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Mothers Day Gift

Apologies if this is a bit of a proud Mum post!! My 19 year old daughter Helen is in Uni at the moment but she came home for Mothers Day weekend. She gave me the most beautiful present, I’m so … Continue reading

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Mothers Day

Here in the UK it’s Mothering Sunday today, or Mothers Day as it is usually called these days. My mum is in her 80’s and her birthday is in a few days time as well, so you do get to … 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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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

It’s officially the first day of spring today and despite a few wet days, it is finally beginning to feel like spring! I had a wander round our garden today and although it is in desperate need of a tidy … Continue reading

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Handmade Cards

Doesn’t time fly when you’re happy! It’s our tenth wedding anniversary tomorrow, we’re celebrating with a weekend in the Lakes, staying near Ullswater. After all the disruption at home it will be wonderful to escape for a couple of days … Continue reading

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Tealed with a Kiss

It’s not as easy as it looks to design your own quilt block!! I wanted to make one more block for Kate Chiconia’s Tealed with a Kiss quilt, it’s going to raise money for ovarian cancer charities, hence the teal … Continue reading

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Stitch-a-long 8

It’s three weeks since I last posted photos of my flower lattice, this is what it looked like then; Since then I’ve spent a morning at Embroiderers Guild and an evening at home working on it. It’s surprising how quickly … Continue reading

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