Tiny Treaters Fabric – Halloween Dresden Banner

One of my favourite illustrators – Jill Howarth has designed a cute new collection for Riley Blake Designs called Tiny Treaters. Now usually (and I appreciate this may be a little controversial) I am not a fan of Halloween. However the minute I saw the collection, and who it was designed by I had to…… Continue reading Tiny Treaters Fabric – Halloween Dresden Banner


Fleur Garden Quilt

Today I am sharing what I made with Sedef’s of Down Grapevine Lane newest fabric collection – Fleur, designed for Riley Blake Designs. I think this might be favourite of hers so far! I knew early on I wanted to make a quilt, and that the quilt blocks would be flower shaped somehow. I really…… Continue reading Fleur Garden Quilt


Milk and Honey fabric – Baby Bow Quilt

One of my favourite fabric designers, Elea Lutz has just released a beautiful new collection for Riley Blake Designs, called Milk and Honey. I think this may be my favourite one yet, although that is a pretty hard call as they are all so fabulous! I really love the pastel tones of this collection, not…… Continue reading Milk and Honey fabric – Baby Bow Quilt


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



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


Once Upon a Rhyme Cushion

Do you remember the Bluebirds on Roses Cushion I made a couple of weeks back? You know the one destined for Mabel’s room… well it is still sat in our lounge and I must admit to being rather fond of it! In my defense it is rather on the large size for a little girl’s…… Continue reading Once Upon a Rhyme Cushion