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Cracking the WIP!

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!

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Rainy Days Sewing Book Tour: Sidewalk Quilt and Spotlight Pillow

Today is my stop on the Rainy Days Sewing Book Tour! I have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of this book since I first saw it on pre-order back in February 2017, and let me tell you it is certainly worth the wait! Every single project in there I want to make that narrowing it…… Continue reading Rainy Days Sewing Book Tour: Sidewalk Quilt and Spotlight Pillow

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Lets Catch Up!

I’m sorry I’ve been absent from the blog recently. With the Easter holidays  and Mabel being off the last 3 weeks from Pre-school it inevitably lead to me falling behind on things like the blog! It doesn’t mean that I haven’t been sewing though. So I thought I’d do a quick catch up post with…… Continue reading Lets Catch Up!

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How do you quilt yours?

In my last post I shared with you my recent finished quilt top. The problem I now face and in fact I face every time I finish a quilt is “How on earth do I quilt it!?” I love making quilts, of course I do, I wouldn’t make them otherwise. The whole process of falling…… Continue reading How do you quilt yours?

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A birthday quilt for Mabel

You may remember if you’ve been following the blog for a while that I made a little quilt for Mabel last year (read about it here). Unfortunately I hadn’t quite worked out the measurements quite right so as was inevitable she has out grown it. So, what a perfect excuse to make another! I have…… Continue reading A birthday quilt for Mabel

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If you go down to the woods today…

When my lovely friend told me last year that she was expecting their 2nd baby in June I knew right away I wanted to make them a baby quilt. We’ve been friends for about 10 years ago, I first met her in a very difficult time of my life and she was there for me…… Continue reading If you go down to the woods today…

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Pixelated Unicorn Quilt

Way back in August I started making this unicorn quilt.  I saw the pattern in the magazine Love Patchwork and Quilting by Sarah Ashford  and as soon as I spotted it I knew I had to make it! One of the great things about having Mabel is I now have the perfect excuse to make all the…… Continue reading Pixelated Unicorn Quilt