Tag Archives: Quilting

Cottage Garden Quilt HQAL

I’m enjoying making the Cottage Garden Quilt, the pattern is in a book of the same name by Kathryn Whittingham, it’s so pretty. Three weeks ago I’d just finished the first two blocks of the bottom row… I’m stitching the … Continue reading

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Foot Square Freestyle

This year I’ve been making blocks for F2F, a quilting swop organised by Kate from Tall Tales from Chiconia. Each month we make three twelve inch blocks for someone in the group, everyone has been allocated a month and also … Continue reading

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Cottage Garden Quilt HQAL

I’m enjoying making this quilt so much, it’s a design by Kathryn Whittingham and all the instructions and patterns are in a book, called, unsurprisingly, The Cottage Garden Quilt. The instructions are great, leaving lots of room to make it … Continue reading

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2020 Vision

It’s a while since I last checked how I was doing with my 2020 Vision, I’ve just looked back and it was May – doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun!! As we are now three quarters of the way … Continue reading

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Foot Square Freestyle

I’ve just made my blocks for this month’s recipient for Foot Square Freestyle, which made me realise I haven’t shared last months blocks yet – we’re not allowed to share them until the following month to try and keep the … Continue reading

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Cottage Garden Quilt HQAL

Three weeks ago I’d just started a new project, my vintage quilt has been put to one side for the time being as I wanted something fresh and easy to sew. I spotted the Cottage Garden Quilt book on facebook … Continue reading

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Playing with Circles

I was meant to be walking from Addingham to Skipton today with my walking buddy, along the route of a Roman road. However it’s persisting heavily, we’re fair weather walkers and setting off in heavy rain with no respite in … Continue reading

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Foot Square Freestyle

This year I’m taking part in Foot Square Freestyle (F2F) which is a monthly block swop organised by Kate of Tall Tales from Chiconia. We make three blocks each month for someone in their chosen colour scheme with the idea … Continue reading

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In the Pink

Last night I finally finished my pink quilt. This is for a friend whose going through challenging times and when I asked her what her favourite colours were she said pink and red. I went for a pink quilt. The … Continue reading

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A trio of Blocks

Each month I’m making three blocks to be mailed around the world for Foot Square Freestyle block swop party, I’m usually scraping in at the end of the month and June was no exception! June was Monike’s turn and her … Continue reading

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