still going…

  The block of the month continues, but eagle-eyed readers will note only two blocks above. The block from March has ended up in the bin!  It doesn’t seem to be as complicated as February, on the right above, but I was trying to use scraps that were just too small, the seam allowances were […]

the last post…

    We took a family trip into London last week to look at the Christmas lights and department store windows.   It was quite an eye opener – the crowds, the prices!   Hamleys, the toy store, had a queuing system in place just to go inside! We had a lovely day out being […]

just giving….

This week has been a hive of activity in our house, and for once, it was not just me.  The news from the Philippines, coupled with Children in Need here in the UK, prompted my children to hold a fundraising cake sale in our drive.  They took over the kitchen for 3 nights, baking, and […]

saturday sharing

Following on from yesterday’s subject of quilt history, I would like to share today The International Quilt Study Centre and Museum, at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Lincoln houses the largest publicly held collection of quilts, which date from the early 1700’s to present day.  I hope to be able to visit in person one day, but […]

saturday sharing

An impromptu decorating of my daughter’s bedroom, including bunk bed building, plus a rare night out in London have kept me away from both my  sewing and my blogging this week.  So to start, for all of those in other parts of the world, I would like to share this magnificent sight…     This is […]

Under the frankincense tree

Copywriter by day, aspiring children's author by night. Part-time student, full-time mum. A publishing journey.

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stash busting patchwork and projects

Does my bum look 40 in this?

stash busting patchwork and projects