Tag Archives: Quilting

Elephants on Parade

It’s nearly happy dance time!! I’ve finally finished the top for Helen’s elephant quilt, it’s sandwiched, ‘just’ needs quilting and binding! Last time I showed you this quilt I was just starting to stitch the elephant blocks together and was … Continue reading

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Swishy Tails and Beady Eyes

I’ve been trying today to get Helen’s quilt top finished, but it’s not going to happen today, I’ve got myself into a slight pickle with it which will need a fresh head to sort out, not a midnight head!! I’ve … Continue reading

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Summer Review

I started the year really good, remembering to do a review of each month, but for the last few months I’ve remembered half way through the next month and then it seems too late! Let’s face it, we’re almost a … Continue reading

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Elephants on Parade

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been busy working on a new quilt, I was hoping it would be pretty quick to make, I’m making good progress but it is taking somewhat longer than anticipated! Last December my daughter … Continue reading

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Sunflowers around the Rabbit Hole

On Monday it was my birthday, I had a lovely day pleasing myself, I spent the morning in my favourite place, my sewing room, working on my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt. In the afternoon I went with Helen and … Continue reading

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Sunflowers Growing Down the Rabbit Hole

I’ve just started month 7 of my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt, the block of the month by Sarah Fielke, it’s a medallion quilt so we’ve started in the middle and we’re gradually adding borders, this month we’re finishing the … Continue reading

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Moving Further Down the Rabbit Hole

Last week I was in a bit of a quandary about fabrics to use for the latest border on my Down the Rabbit Hole QAL, I posted various options and ideas and had lots of really helpful comments and suggestions … Continue reading

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Jam Jars & Tent Pegs

Last year I had a fantastic time at a Women’s Institute camping weekend called Tea and Tents. It was awesome, 560 ladies from all over the country,lots of crafting and lots of fun, it was a bit like Girl Guide … Continue reading

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Further Down the Rabbit Hole

I’ve made good progress with my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt, I got a bit behind but this week I finished appliquing all the leaves and today I finished all the houses! I think last month I was debating whether … Continue reading

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Coney Lane

I’ve been working on my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt this week and I’m making good progress! My main task is to applique all the leaves on my flowers. Sarah (the designer) has 52 leaves on hers!! I think I … Continue reading

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