a bunting we shall go…

Such a beautiful day here yesterday, I embarked on a little outdoor sewing.    All this was prompted by a text from a friend declaring that no fabric bunting was to be found for her lunch party today.  I wrestled with the thought of sitting at my sewing machine inside, before realising I didn’t need to. […]

colour inspiration…

My home town has been yarn bombed today, which really made me smile when I came out of the station. There, amongst the greyness of the day and location, was a splash of colour tied to the lampposts. I was on my way home from the Matisse Cutouts exhibition at the Tate Modern where colour […]

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 […]

scrap frenzy…

In case you didn’t know, I’m spreading the word.  Quilty, my favourite and coolest quilt magazine is holding a competition to design and make….. A SCRAP QUILT – what a fantastic competition for someone writing a stash-busting blog (which incidentally, is approaching its first birthday!!!) And the winners of said competition will be featured in […]

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