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Sashing and Quilting

I’m on two weeks holiday from work at the moment, but I think I’ll be going back to work for a rest! I’m knee deep in decorating, my OH is away on Army Cadet Camp for a fortnight, so I decided to take the opportunity to redecorate our bedroom. 720 more words


Scrappy Wall Flower - Quilt Block Wizard

This is my experimentation project. New techniques and skills abound!

  1. English Paper Piecing: the hexagons (aka “hexies”) of the flower the very first hexies that I made while learning how to “epp.”
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Third Finish-A-Long, Q3

Hello everyone! Hope you’ve had a pleasant weekend so far. Summer is winding down and I’m looking forward to some cooler temperatures soon. However, it also means the beginning of school. 540 more words

A Visit to Green Knowe 

I have a large collection of books about sewing. This collection has changed over the years: to begin with when I first started learning to quilt, I bought books that focused on technique, that set out rules about thread type, dictated strict seam allowances and hinted at the correct way to press fabric. 871 more words


Japanese boxes

This quilt had been a UFO (unfinished object) for many years. Having started it about eight years ago I’ve finally finished. The pattern is from… 73 more words

Woven Hexagons

Woven Hexagons is finished.  This quilt is the final product of the sewing project I had to start in Ashland OR, when I inadvertently left my sewing basket at home when I left on vacation almost two years ago. 161 more words

Quilts And Commentary

English Paper Piecing

Sometimes a sewing machine is not easy to take on an airplane. Probably most times. After seeing so many pretty hexies on Instagram, I just had to try learning English Paper Piecing as a technique for on-the-go stitching! 182 more words