Tag Archives: applique

Blackbirds Lampshade

I’m trying to work my way through my stash of quilting patterns at the moment, in particular my kits from Andrea Walpole of Raggedy Ruff Designs. I’m posting my progress on them every three weeks, so I keep at it! … Continue reading

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The Seaside Quilt HQAL

It’s just three weeks since I finished my Cottage Garden quilt, it still makes me smile every time I look at it! My next quilt is by the same designer, Kathryn Whittingham, she’s published a second book called The Seaside … Continue reading

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Raggedy-Ruff-a-long!

I have two stitch-a-longs on a three weekly cycle, an embroidery one and a hand quilting one. I’ve decided on the Sunday in between I’m going to do a post on a quilt kit. To begin with these are going … Continue reading

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The Cottage Garden Quilt HQAL

Happy dance time 🙂 Sometimes the nearer I get to a finish, the more I stitch. I’ve worked a fair bit on my cottage garden quilt over the last three weeks. When I last shared my progress I was half … Continue reading

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The Cottage Garden Quilt

I’m really enjoying making this quilt, it’s from a book by Kathryn Whittingham who’s a local designer – pre-covid she ran quilting classes at Fabbadashery in Halifax. Last time I shared my progress I was embroidering some of the applique … Continue reading

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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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Coming Home Quilt

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my Coming Home quilt, I was on the home stretch having just finished the applique of eighty leaves in the four corners, plus birds, dots, vines… I had already made the pieced … Continue reading

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Coming Home Quilt

I’m getting there! There’s light at the end of the tunnel!! I’ve cracked on with this quilt, hand-stitching all those leaves to the corners. I discovered that on a Friday night Andrew Lloyd Webber is doing a free screening on … Continue reading

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Coming Home HQAL

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my coming home quilt, a lot has happened in those three weeks so I haven’t got much done, but I have made progress! Three weeks ago I was trying to choose colours … Continue reading

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Hand Quilt-a-long

Change of plan!!! For the last few weeks I’ve shown you my progress (or not!) on my Christmas table runner. I have to admit it is sitting next to me, neatly rolled up, looking very reproachfully at me, as it’s … Continue reading

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