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On the nature of patchwork

I recently blogged about my poor old neglected boots. They’d served me well, but I noted in passing that I’d been less than faithful to them. 624 more words

Anyone can do patchwork.

I’ve been working on this little project. Something I’ve been wanting to do for a few  years, but just never seemed to be able to find the time. 837 more words

Arts And Crafts


A few weeks ago I attended an opening at Church Boutique in Los Angeles and was wowed by an amazing collection of oversized dreamcatchers hanging from the ceiling.   892 more words


Getting a little 'tattered'

I am really excited to announce that in August I’ll have a Guest Designer spot over the the gorgeous Carol Mead’s store, Tattered Inspirations.  Her store has some very yummy stuff (it’s in vacation mode as she’s moving house at the moment but be sure to check out her range).   308 more words


Sew what's new....

I’ve been busy with my sewing machine and just finished off this wall hanging the other day….

I tried my hand at free motion quilting for the first time…certainly something that needs lots of practice!   173 more words


Sew, what have I been doing?

Well, what I’ve not been doing for the last week is scrapbooking!  I got my sewing machine fixed a couple of weeks ago after about 3 years of it being not working (I know, I’m slack, I was even more annoyed with myself when I found out the problem as it was simple to fix, but anyway, it’s working again now) and you may have noticed a fair bit of sewing happening on some of my scrapbooking layouts.   227 more words


1 Quilt - The Patchworking Sessions Concluded

After week one, two, three, four and finally this fifth week of slog and humiliation the quilt is finally finished. During the last session I was made to feel foolish over asking whether there should be some water in the iron and on cutting my own bias binding… correctly, I may add. 535 more words