Tag Archives: Quilting

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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Down the Rabbit Hole

I’ve just had a fantastic weekend at Denman College learning how to do hollyhocks with ribbon embroidery. Denman College is a wonderful old manor house owned by the Women’s Institute, they run all sorts of courses, historical, fitness, craft, music, … Continue reading

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Paisley Elephant Quilt

This is the third year I’ve taken part in the Hands2Help quilt challenge, it’s organised by Sarah from Confessions of a Fabric Addict. There are three charities to choose from each year or you can donate a quilt to a … Continue reading

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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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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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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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QAYG

Well I have finally started to put my Splendid Sampler quilt together. I’ve been prevaricating a bit, partially because I’ve not done it before and having spent the last twelve months making the blocks, I don’t want to ruin it … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole

This year I’m just starting one Block of the Month, it’s by Sarah Fielke and it’s called Down the Rabbit Hole. It’s a mixture of piecing and applique, so hopefully by the end I will have mastered needleturn applique. The … Continue reading

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Splendid Sampler is nearly finished!

It’s time for a little celebration! I have just finished the last two blocks of my┬áSplendid Sampler journey. We started a year ago, two blocks a week with a couple of weeks off at Christmas for good behaviour and on … Continue reading

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The Splendid Sampler

My Splendid Sampler journey is drawing to a close, the last one will be published on Sunday, then I’ve just got to put it all together! Over the last couple of days I’ve caught up, so I’m just embroidering block … Continue reading

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