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To stash or not to stash - that is the question

When I first started quilting I soon realised that I needed to learn a new language – sandwiches, backing, stash, blocks etc all took on a new meaning. 581 more words


It all adds up

Another Friday, another installment in the baby quilt marathon…

This time, I’ve wrapped up the 3rd baby quilt, which is actually for the first baby girl, the one who was born over the summer. 267 more words


More progress and colour conundrums

All seven of the group quilt blocks are now complete, although I might do a couple of extras. The brief was to create the seven blocks with “orange”  fabric and which moved from dark (high saturation) to light (low saturation) up the column. 222 more words


Quilt Retreat with Jo Blox

One of us was celebrating a big birthday last weekend, a very good reason to book a quilting retreat don’t you think!

Thanks go to Belinda for organizing a fantastic venue in Broadstairs, with space for seven sewing machines, two irons and a beautiful view. 153 more words


Around the World Blog Hop

My dear friend Cathi at Quilt Obsession seems determined to find ways to make encourage me to blog.  She recently asked/begged/pleaded with me to join in on the Around the World Blog Hop.   746 more words


Making progress

I’ve had a productive week-end ticking off some things on the to-do list. A trip to IKEA for some more containers to keep my stash and scraps under control. 161 more words


Scraping away!

Scrap hoarding is OK after all! Patchwork is coming together slowly but surely and I am so glad I’m putting all my scraps to good use. 7 more words

Egg Quilts