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Hello Chevron … And A Giveaway Winner

Well it’s quilted, bound and finally photographed. Here is Hello Chevron in completed glory! Three charm packs and a couple of years later, it’s all made up but I haven’t decided what to do with it yet, whether it will be a gift, if I’ll submit it to a magazine or put the pattern up […]

A finish! Chandelier Quilt

It seems I’m in quilting mode! Here is my latest finish: Chandelier. The back is half of an eBay beige checked Next duvet cover, the quilting glorified straight line quilting because of tension issues yet again, and the design is for Popular Patchwork magazine- soon! I cannot stress just how useful it is to have […]

Shine Bright: Preview Part II

Time to show you the next stage of the pattern that I hope to put on sale in the Autumn as part of a new series of fat quarter friendly patterns I’m coining Quilt Workout, which are designed for intermediate quilters to practise their skills in different areas of patchwork to build up to the […]

Another Finish: Hank, Frankly

So I actually just finished this, the big reveal is just in time for┬áThe Bloggers’ Quilt Festival! I was hoping to finish this for the day it started which was Friday, but you know how it is with life, grumpy sewing machines and such…. There’s something about curling up on the sofa with a glue […]

A finish: Octo Quilt

Churning out the finishes frantically over here- calm on the surface but kicking away frantically below the water like a duck! This is my Octo quilt and for a simple design it was a bit of a difficult birth. My iron was used away from home and on a makeshift mat which seemed to affect […]

A finish: Pancakes quilt

If you think I’ve not been posting much lately, it’s because I’ve been busy! I took Friday off work to give some serious hours this weekend to my two simultaneous quilt projects going on and I finished one of them! This is Pancakes (though you’ve possibly seen me overgram the stages on Instagram)…! I am […]

Time for a little octopus…

I’ve only got enough wadding for one quilt at the moment and that will be the pancakes quilt when I baste it on the weekend on the big floor. I’ve therefore put the dress on pause just briefly (while I get over┬áthe bit of panic that I am actually making this) before getting some more […]

The beginnings of a dress…

Patchwork pieces- blurry pictures- check… Patch pockets, check… My dress is (almost) ready for quilting! I’ve got lining fabric coming imminently- it’s fuchsia pink, I thought it might be nice to have something a bit zingy as this dress is hardly going to be shy!

Quilt top finished

The top for Pancakes is all pieced, ready for basting this weekend… Wait a minute… My progress for Quilt and Stitch Village is going pretty well, I’ve also got a dress in process too, I’ll show you that tomorrow.


Introducing my first finished proper quilt for 2015, this is Transparency. With rubbish photos because I don’t get to see the sun this time of the year. The idea is that it’s a simpler reloaded Card Trick Block rotated 45 degrees. The four translucent “cards” overlap and show through the colours that would be produced […]