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Sew Scared!

I have a confession to make – I’m scared of sewing buttonholes and zips!

I seem to have slipped into the habit of buying fabric and patterns but then not actually making them. 369 more words



I have finally photographed the Bowtied quilt, really love the bow’s and its a super satisfying make.  I decided to intensivly quilt with narrow rows of parall stitching. 119 more words

Handmade 365

Happy Home Quilt

Last week my little family traveled to Colorado to spend a week with my sister in law and I was able to unveil their house warming gift! 344 more words

Trying again! Finish A Long Q3 Goals

Morning! Just give me a minute to dust away the cobwebs it’s been a while since I’ve been around here for various reasons…. but I’m back :) And ready to commit some goals to the third round of the Finish A Long (I can’t believe we’re that far into the year!) 225 more words


Giveaway Winners

The winners of the complimentary tickets for Festival of Quilts UK are…………

Jane Fisher and Chris of ukcitycrafter


I’ll email you both directly and get the tickets in the post. 57 more words


A Sewing Bee at Black Sheep Wools

I had a wonderful day on Wednesday taking part in a Sewing Bee at the wondrous Black Sheep Wools Caft Barn in Culcheth (near Warrington). Black Sheep Wools have recently started selling fabric and sewing/patchwork and quilting supplies, so celebrated by inviting some local(ish) bloggers to a little light-hearted competitive sewing to a deadline. 579 more words


My ode to Denyse Schmidt: A {very large} dresden quilt

Well, it’s true what they say, that first year on the tenure-track is a doozy! The reason behind my lack of activity here is that work required quite a bit of focus over the last year. 326 more words