The moment I saw Liberty’s Deco Dance collection a whole of range of feelings and emotions came over me. Excitement of course, lots of love for it, but lastly a slight sadness and yearning too. Let me explain.. It’s all to do with my beautiful Mum. She loved the Art Deco period ( a love…… Continue reading Liberty Deco Dance Fabric – Modern Clamshell Quilt
I have been a big fan of Emily Martin aka The Black Apple for many, many years. She was one of the first people I came across when I joined Etsy way back in 2008. In fact I even wrote a little blog post here professing my love and own some of her artwork. Since…… Continue reading Dream World 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
There was a time when I was really good at starting a project and seeing it through to the finish, that was before I discovered Instagram and Pinterest. Imagine that… a life before Instagram! Then things started to change, I was surrounded by inspiration and a constant flurry of Sew-Alongs and Quilt-Alongs that just looked…… Continue reading Cracking the WIP!
I have been having great fun testing Lou Orth’s new pattern the Square Love Quilt. This is a perfect pattern for some fussy cutting and highlighting your favourite fabrics. Unusually for me it didn’t actually take me that long to decide on my fabrics. I started by picking what fabric I wanted to feature and…… Continue reading Square Love Quilt
Historically I am not very good at Sew-alongs (SAL), normally I end up starting way too late to sew along with anyone and by the time I have finished everyone has already moved onto the next thing. At the start of the year I told myself (as you know from this post here) I had to…… Continue reading I Heart You Quilt Sew Along
I fell in love with Amy Sinibaldi’s new fabric line “Dollhouse” by Art Gallery Fabrics pretty much as soon as I saw it. Normally when I see a fabric line I like I cherry pick a few of my favourites and tend to just to buy fat quarters. This time I knew I would be…… Continue reading Dollhouse Cross Stitch Quilt