Moving on up….

There has long been niggle in the back of my mind about this poor neglected site.  If you’ve found yourself here enjoying what you read, I can only apologise that it stopped so suddenly.  I came to the end of my stash-busting experiment, fabric all but used up, my teaching was a victim of cutbacks, […]

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 […]

teacher turns pupil…

It seems I’ve been away a long time!  Autumn is lingering here and although we have had a first frost, it is ridiculously mild for the time of year. Whilst sewing at home has been non-existent as renovations drag on, I have taken the opportunity to return to the classroom myself and learn a few […]

the joy of teaching…

Did I mention that I started teaching again recently? It feels wonderful to be in a room full of creative individuals, all beavering away on something unique and personal, and to share my love, knowledge and experience of quilting.  I have a lovely group of novice quilters who are making great progress in their chosen projects. […]

very productive day…

I have been procrastinating and neglecting this spot recently, in part due to our building work which hovers on the horizon and many other reasons I could blame.  Then on Friday, I received this lovely postcard from Italy. It was from my partner in The Big Stitched Postcard competition. Oh!  I hadn’t even started.  Galvanised into action, my […]

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