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
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
I had so much fun getting into some Christmas spirit testing this new pattern by Nadra of Ellis and Higgs, 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
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..
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
I thought it would be fun to restart a weekly feature on Friday of my favourite things that have caught my eye over the week, it has been years since I last did one! I can’t promise it will be a weekly thing, frankly I am not that organised!! But I will aim to make…… Continue reading Friday Favourites
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