Category Archives: quilting

A Different Handbag

I felt at a loose end, don’t get me wrong, I still had a couple of orders to deal with but it was the day before my sewing group meeting and I needed a small project to work on. What … Continue reading

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Oasis Quilt Sewalong Day 4

I have diamonds! Here I am on step 6, using my very old rotary marker to show me where to pin….we are told to use a pen marker but this caught my eye so i used it. I bought it … Continue reading

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Oasis Quilt Sewalong Day 2

I couldn’t wait to get sewing and start to visualise my quilt This is step 3 day 1 day 3

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Oasis Quilt Sewalong Day 1

As the house is relatively sorted out after the 3 lovely visitors we had with us last week, I thought I’d sew something just for the pleasure… In issue 8 of One Thimble Magazine I came across this lovely quilt … Continue reading

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La Moda Quilt

I felt the need to blog about this little quilt…it has been all consuming of my spare time for longer than I usually like to be making something! I came across the ‘In The Loop’ method of applique and embroidery … Continue reading

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Quilted Camera Strap

A few days ago, my precious Mum fell out of her back door…she dislocated her shoulder, has a haematoma on her forehead and needed 6 stitches below her eyebrow. As the days have gone on, the bruising has come out, … Continue reading

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Keeping Busy and a winner!!

Barry left for Australia on Friday, another business trip….really miss my husband šŸ˜¦ However, to keep myself busy whilst he’s away (2 weeks), I have filled my diary with exciting things to do, like visiting friend’s I’ve not seen for … Continue reading

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Christmas Stocking Swap

I took part in a patchwork Christmas Stocking swap and was given a lovely partner from Norway We exchanged emails and then sent each other a packageā€¦they seemed to have arrived around the same time After I had sent mine, … Continue reading

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Christmas Swap Anyone?

My lovely friend Helen is organising a Christmas swap over in my Ravelry Groupā€¦do go and have a look, it might be just what you need to add a bit of cheer to your very busy lifestyle lol I was … Continue reading

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What have I been up to

You might well ask! Iā€™ve been running on fast forward for quite some time now, think that the time has come to slow down a little and maybe tidy up the whirlwind of mess that I have left in my trail!! … Continue reading

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