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Geeking out a little

I know, I know, but there’s still a little girl in me that would love this Barbie Doll.

Isn’t it adorable?

Barbie would win on Who Wore it Better, and she probably filled out the jacket more significantly, but I think I’ve done a pretty good job rocking the gloves and muck boots!


My FoQ quilt

Laura – I’m not entering a quilt for the Festival this year as I sadly ran out of time, so I thought I would talk about my entry for last year. 663 more words

Craft Insiders

Guild bursaries

Did you know the Quilters’ Guild makes several bursaries available to its members? This is a great bonus of membership!

There is a bursary to help with travel costs, an award especially for novice quilters and another one for Textiles students. 61 more words


Amy Emms bursary

Laura – I was lucky enough to be awarded the Amy Emms bursary at this year’s Quilters’ Guild AGM. I thought it might be interesting to tell you a little about how I got here (I think …) and about what I’m doing with the bursary. 468 more words


FOQ Challenge - My fabric stash

Today’s instalment of the Festival of Quilts warm up Instagram challenge comes courtesy of Laura. The topic is My fabric stash.

Laura – Surely it is a prerequisite for a quilter to love fabric? 459 more words

Geek Out

Creativity Is: Wonder Woman – Renaissance Garb Crossover

Jenn at Ms. Makes mashed up Wonder Woman and Renaissance garb with brilliant results:

It’s a version of late fifteenth century Florentine dress. Jenn describes the details… 185 more words

Arts & Crafts

Close Quarters: Hello, My Name Is Inigo Montoya...

I actually did a double take while looking at this elaborate bedroom gallery wall:

Yes, it IS Inigo! Smack in the middle in a fancy gilt frame. 136 more words