Tag Archives: Hand-quilting

Staying Home HQAL

Well I’m afraid I’ve managed very little quilting over the last three weeks, it does have to compete with my hand embroidery for my time and at the moment the garden embroidery is winning! Three weeks ago I’d quilted two … Continue reading

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Staying Home HQAL

I’ve not spent a huge amount of time on my staying home quilt but I have made some progress. Everything for quilting is set up in our lounge for when I’m watching TV but my embroidered garden is also in … Continue reading

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Staying Home HQAL

We’ve had a busy few weeks recently, we’ve accepted an offer on our house and we’ve found somewhere to move to. On Friday we found out our offer has been accepted which is a huge relief! The housing market here … Continue reading

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Staying Home HQAL

Back in 2020 I finished a quilt called Coming Home, with the leftovers I made a quilt which I called Staying Home, pretty apt for the time I thought! The embroidered blocks were from a free stitch-a-long from ‘Hugs and … Continue reading

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Hugs for Hugo

Over the last few weeks I’ve been busy making a cot quilt for my new grandson who was born on Wednesday. When I asked re colour schemes and themes a while back mum said she liked neutral colours and maybe … Continue reading

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The Seaside Quilt HQAL

It’s finally time for a happy dance with my seaside quilt. Three weeks ago I had finally finished the hand quilting and just had the binding to stitch on, but first had to find the right fabric as I’d used … Continue reading

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Seaside Quilt HQAL

I was hoping to have my dancing shoes on today with a finished quilt, but I’m not quite there! This is the seaside quilt designed by Kathryn Whittingham , it’s in the book called The Seaside Quilt. Three weeks ago … Continue reading

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The Seaside Quilt HQAL

I’ve made good progress with my seaside quilt over the last three weeks, I have everything I need on the side table in the lounge so when I’m watching TV with my OH I can sit and quilt. This lovely … Continue reading

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Seaside Quilt HQAL

I’ve not managed as much as I had hoped on my seaside quilt, I’ve been concentrating more on my Peppermint Purple blackwork, trying to get that finished. Both of these are perfect for sitting in front of the TV on … Continue reading

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The Seaside Quilt HQAL

Over the last week I’ve managed to find a nice routine with my hand-quilting, I’m using a large lap hoop and I can nicely sit with it whilst watching TV on an evening with my OH. Three weeks ago I’d … Continue reading

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