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A quilt with no name

I couldn’t think of a name for this mini, but I don’t really need to as it’s going to be flying outta here tomorrow to my Schnitzel and Boo swap partner, just got to get some edibles for the package! The quilting is just messing about with a few decorative stitches. I seem to remember […]

Big up!

A “big up” for myself that is. I have a project on the cover of Popular Patchwork this month, yep that’s my Diaspyros quilt from late last year. And also I’m just sneaking in on the cover of Quilt Now with my Horseplay Cushion. Scarily I have nothing else in the immediate pipeline for magazines […]

My 2015 Q1 Finish Along Goals {plus linky giveaway winner}

Happy New Year folks, I’ve got quite a bit on my plate this year quilty-wise so once more I am going to link up with the Finish Along (now hosted by Adrianne) for a fourth year! This isn’t everything, but I have that many WIPs in stages, I’m going to be realistic with what I […]

English Country Garden BOM – Block 10 – Primrose

Hi everyone, sorry for the delay. I’m still not 100% set up, but I have released the new block. Scroll down to the bottom of this post for an update of where I’m at with the previous blocks. This pattern is free to download from Craftsy until the next block is issued on 2nd February. […]

Christmas and Birthday sewing gifts

Last Monday (22nd) it was my birthday and I received… A walking foot (and a quarter inch snap on plate) from OH. I don’t think I’ll ever need to take this off my machine. Some fat quarters from Wendy  A bundle of stuffs from Hannah including a little fabric basket that will be perfect as a […]

Quick EU VAT update

Since my last post, HMRC have updated their information and now it seems you definitely can email files (rather than instant download) to circumvent the new law. With this in mind I am changing my plan at last minute pulling my (non free) Craftsy files and I will be loading onto Etsy tomorrow as a […]

Kathleen Quilts

Today I have the pleasure of introducing Kathleen, as part of a blog post swap organised by Gnome Angel. I’m so glad I signed up for this as I’ve now discovered another amazing quilter. How did you come to be a quilter? I’m not sure that I became a quilter so much as was born a […]

Festive bear time

Merry Christmas everyone! I gifted the bear quilt to OH today! Here’s some photos I took earlier. The original photo by Stefano Unterthiner… The plan drawing… And some finished pics on the living room wall! I’ve managed to disguise where the-idiot-pup bit a bloody hole in it whilst I was sewing on the sleeve (as you […]

2015 sewing goals – with a linky party giveaway

(you may copy the image above and link to this page if you want!) Here are my top 5 things I want to achieve in my sewing next year… 1) Enter three items in the Quilt and Stitch Village Competition One of them will be the Bear quilt (big reveal Christmas Day, a peek above) but […]

How I aim to work the EU VAT thing plus free spreadsheet

I know some people are a bit confused by the mixed messages yet again being sent out by the EU and HMRC. I thought I’d share how I’m going to work it in the short term, as I’m sure in the long term it can’t sustain itself. I’ve had a think as I’m not going to […]