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. […]

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 […]

saturday sharing

What’s it like where you are today?  The view from my studio looks like this: grim! But on a brighter note, today I would like to share the lovliness of Worn and Washed Fabrics with you.  Isn’t that name special?  Everything about it evokes quiltiness in all it’s glory.   I was first drawn to Kim Porter’s […]

flitting

I have had to give myself a stern talking-to this week.  I think that the enormity of my quest, not to mention the neatly-piled-yet-unsorted fabric in my studio is causing me subconscious anxiety.  So instead of actually doing some sewing, I find myself flitting between this…. …my soon-to-be (ha) Life on a Dirt Road-inspired feedsack […]

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