The year of the pillow?

Happy 2017! I can’t believe I have not posted anything yet this year. I do have a few projects that I could blog about but not a lot of time to sit down at the computer and upload photos. Let’s…

The Four-Layer-Quilt

My latest quilt was going to be quick and simple, something I could just rustle up and use. I wanted to use a pattern from Angela Pingel’s book, Quilters Mixology because I loved the scrappy look of it. Here’s her picture: I also used…

I'd rather go blind-less

Who hasn’t watched a DIY youtube video and got sucked into a project that was easy and looked fantastic but when you tried it for yourself it turned out to be exactly the opposite? Well, I seem to be the last…

Home projects

My sister came to visit us in October and she asked for a few things to be done for her house. Last year when I made my Christmas tree skirt she pointed out she didn’t have one, but after seeing mine she…

Pincushions

It’s been over a month since I last blogged. I have no big finishes to write about but quite a few bits and bobs. As part of a swap at the Boston Modern Quilt I made my first ever pincushion….

Justice for the 96

Justice for the 96 is my latest quilt. It was years in the making, something I had long wanted to do but it wasn’t until May of this year that I finally knew how to articulate my feelings, and even…

Fixing a quilting disaster

My excitement over finishing this quilt (the Technicolor Galaxy) was short-lived. I am glad that I followed the instructions to photograph it as soon as it was done and then wash it. The photos came out lovely, I must admit. But…