76 days since my last blog post!!!! 

I can hardly believe it has been more than 2 months since I last wrote what I was up to.  I will try and keep it short on words and heavy on the photos ☺️  But to give you an idea 6 quilt tops completed, 4 quilts quilted, and major work done on the Jane … Continue reading 76 days since my last blog post!!!! 

It’s Been A Busy Day for the Jane Austen Quilt

I have been hard at work today, 10 hours in the sewing room all up and I have 6 Union Jacks, only 2 more to go!!!  Then it will be Cottages, 8 of those, the Tea Cups and Tea Pots not sure how many I will need of those yet…I think I will just thinking … Continue reading It’s Been A Busy Day for the Jane Austen Quilt

A New Quilt Being Designed

It has been too long since I have posted on my blog.  I have been rather rushed these days, but I am back into it and might even get a couple of tutorials posted soon. I have been thinking about doing a modern Jane Austen quilt for a while.  I have been totally inspired by Amanda … Continue reading A New Quilt Being Designed

Got to Love Robert Kaufman – Free Quilt Calculator

I am extremely lucky to work in the world of technology (ICT). I have done so now for more than 25 years, but this doesn’t mean that at times I don’t under how difficult people find technology.  One of the reasons I work in ICT is to make it more usable.  As a Director of … Continue reading Got to Love Robert Kaufman – Free Quilt Calculator

Downton Quilt Complete

After 3 straight nights of stippling, a bit of help from the cat, 2 rolls of thread and 6 or 7 bobbin changes, I can say, ‘I might want to save for a long arm quilt machine”….well a girl can dream!  The quilt is finished, this quilt from start to finish has been fun to create. … Continue reading Downton Quilt Complete

Progress On the Downton Abbey Quilt

It has been a full on weekend with the Downton Abbey Quilt.   I thought making the quilt top was fun.  But this weekend has been the interesting part of the process.  I have basting the three layers of the quilt together.  This part of the process is always fun.  It starts with me trying to find … Continue reading Progress On the Downton Abbey Quilt

New Quilt Started

I have started a new Amy Ellis quilt. It funny how things happen. I purchased a Jelly Roll by Moda on Amazon a few weeks back called Modern Neutrals by Modern Neutrals by Amy Ellis. As I had finished my Architecture quilt and don’t have any backing for my Jelly Roll Race quilt. I thought … Continue reading New Quilt Started

My First Jelly Roll Race Quilt

Now I have to explain there was no real race going on here. I had purchased this lovely Downton Abbey Downstairs collection a few weeks back, and have been wanting to try making an end to end quilt with it, commonly called a Jelly Roll Race quilt. I have to say it was a lot of … Continue reading My First Jelly Roll Race Quilt

Architecture Quilt Finished

7 weeks ago the Doe Roll Up by Carolyn Friedlander arrived and I started my Architecture quilt, today I finally finished it. It has turned out well I used the Widescreen – Grey by Carolyn Friedlander for the backing.  I used a square decorative to sew the binding down.   Here are some other photos of the quilt  

Who Knew – Gardening Gloves For Quilting

I just love the idea that a common item used in one part of your life can be used even better in another!! My mum is major talented with sewing, she has been making formal wear and wedding dresses all of my life.  But lately has decided to give quilting a go. I was talking … Continue reading Who Knew – Gardening Gloves For Quilting

Bird Haven – Another Old Project Complete

On the 7th of April, 2012 I purchased the “Bird Haven” quilt kit by Denise Sheehan and Sophia Pearce. I just loved the design and especially the fabric, I can’t find the name of the person that designed the fabric (if you do know please leave a comment at the bottom), but it just holds … Continue reading Bird Haven – Another Old Project Complete

Patterns, patterns and more patterns.

So in an attempt to stop looking at fabric and find a way to use up what I already have.  I have found a site with a couple of designs that look great.  The patterns are by Jeni Baker and the site is www.incolororder.com.  Now I feel I should be honest here, I was looking at … Continue reading Patterns, patterns and more patterns.

Half Way There

A few week back I found out about this fabric designer Carolyn Friedlander.  I just fell in love with her fabrics and really wanted to purchase her architextures range, especially the Jelly Roll, but I can’t find it anywhere, and I mean anywhere in the world.  If you know of anyone anywhere who has the architextures jelly … Continue reading Half Way There