pin it

I have been pinning and pinning for hours this week.  And I have plenty of quilts to show you.  Sadly, they are of the virtual kind, and they are over on my new Pinterest Board. I have named it “Quilts I want to make” and I plan to use it for inspiration.  Funny how there is […]


The sunshine here this weekend prompted a burst of productivity in the studio – things long overdue.  The mending basket was emptied, trousers were hemmed, buttons were sewn on and projects (poncho cushion) were completed.     I made some more pot holders… tutorial to follow…            and I finally ordered some lovely moo minicards. […]

and yet another way

You know, folk are so talented! I am always amazed that, given similar elements and tools, people turn out such a wide variety of beautiful items, and in particular, quilts!  And the fabulous thing about quilting is that there is always another way to learn.  Today, by the power of the Web, I am excited […]

sharing the love

My son is part of a church choir.  They practice several times a week in a beautiful medieval church in the centre of our local town.  I usually find going into town somewhat stressful  –  the competition over parking spaces (is it Pay and Display, take your ticket or meter – so many parking tickets because I have misunderstood […]

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