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Friday Favourites #3

Today’s favourites are all about those little details ๐Ÿ’—ย Taking something from great to extraordinary! Adding little details is one of my favourite things to do and these makers have really inspired me, and I think they will inspire you too! Lisa of Rose Garden Patchwork has created the cutest bag charm ever! It adds an…… Continue reading Friday Favourites #3

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Rose Lane Fabric – Meadowland Quilt

Beverly McCollough of Flamingo Toes has a beautiful new fabric collection called Rose Lane. Looking at the fabrics it is like being transported into a rose garden, with its sweet florals, daisy stems, decorative paths and cute little cats perfect for fussy cutting. I knew I wanted to make something that would create an impact…… Continue reading Rose Lane Fabric – Meadowland Quilt

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Pemberley Fabric – Clamshell Dilly Bag

Today is my stop on the Pemberley fabric by Citrus and Mint Designs blog tour for Riley Blake Designs! Being a huge fan of Jane Austen and the adaptions of Pride and Prejudice (which Darcy is your favourite?? Colin Firth of course!) I was super excited when I first saw this collection and couldn’t wait…… Continue reading Pemberley Fabric – Clamshell Dilly Bag

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One simple trick to help keep the back of your cross stitch neat

After what seems like ages I have picked up some cross stitch and it feels so good to be stitching again! The trigger that got me started again was that my absolute favourite cross stitch designers The Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery have released a new pattern The Nutcracker Parade. After Swan Lake The Nutcracker is my…… Continue reading One simple trick to help keep the back of your cross stitch neat

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Gingerbread House Patchwork Blocks

I had so much fun getting into some Christmas spirit testing this new pattern by Nadra of Ellis and Higgs,ย she has just released a whole new collection of Christmas themed blocks perfect for the holiday season. As with all her patterns they come in two sizes a 6″ and 12″ block and are well written…… Continue reading Gingerbread House Patchwork Blocks

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Halloween..

I am trying hard to embrace Halloween but (and I may surprise a few folks here) I actually hate it. I want to lock my door and hide away from everyone! The whole walk past the houses without a pumpkin seems to get ignored where I live and last year we were still getting callers…… Continue reading Halloween..

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Clover Bias Binding Ruler

I have to be honest I am super lazy when it comes to making my own binding! My first choice is to buy pre-made, always, even for quilts! Perhaps not the most cost effective and certainly very limiting with regards to fabric choices, but by the time it comes to the binding stage of a…… Continue reading Clover Bias Binding Ruler