Tag Archives: patchwork

My Monthly Challenge!

Last year I noticed ‘A Year of Lovely Finishes‘  over on Sew Bittersweet Designs too late to really participate, I liked the idea though of challenging yourself each month to complete something. I was looking forward to taking part in … Continue reading

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Sleep on it!

Sometimes when you’re creating something  you hit a problem, you can’t think of a solution you’re happy with….so you sleep on it, and in the morning the answer suddenly comes, clear as a bell, so it was my current quilt … Continue reading

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Too many balls in the air?

Ever get the feeling you’ve started too many projects at once? That’s me at the moment, they’ve all been started for valid reasons but it would be nice to finish one… I started James’s quilt last week, it’s his birthday … Continue reading

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Quilt for James

Despite having decided only last week that I need more clothes for the winter, common sense won over and I realised it would be less stress on myself if I made various presents first, I’ve got a cardigan, a shirt … Continue reading

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Three Block of the Months in a week!

You can tell I’m on annual leave at the moment, I’m getting all sorts done, I only work two days a week anyway, but no work for nearly three weeks is wonderful! I got waaayyy behind with Pat Sloan’s BOM … Continue reading

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April’s Block of the Month

As you can see I am waaaay behind on Pat Sloan’s Block of the Month quilt pattern. Life has been so busy this year that something had to give, and this was it. Well everything has quietened down now…bliss…so I … Continue reading

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100 Hugs

Yesterday was ‘Friday Night with Friends’ link up night at Gone Stitching, I rather like the idea of linking up with other sewers around the world, all sewing and creating at the same time and then swopping ideas. I finally managed … Continue reading

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Tapestry Cushion

I’m on a bit of a roll with cushions at the moment, I made two as Christmas presents yesterday, I’ll show you those once I get pads in them both. I then started looking at tapestries I did years ago, … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Window Quilt

Well it’s nearly November and whilst it’s still mild there is an autumnal nip in the air so the patchwork quilt is back on our bed to keep us cosy. I made this quilt about three years ago and I … Continue reading

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Random quilts

Is it just me that struggles with ‘random’, I’m talking quilt piecing here! My heart sinks when I see the instructions to arrange squares in a random pattern…I don’t think random really exists in quilting, I mean you need an … Continue reading

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