Patchwork, Quilting

Third quilt down only one more to go, this arrow quilt was so much easier to make than it looked too, so glad my fears were unfounded! 

I saw this pattern in Love patchwork and Quilting magazine issue 20 and really wanted to make it as a gift this year, however, I was really nervous to get started on it as it looked like it would be quite complicated to make - especially with the problems I have encountered and had to… Continue reading Third quilt down only one more to go, this arrow quilt was so much easier to make than it looked too, so glad my fears were unfounded! 

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I have been so busy with all my other makes I forgot about my mass of Christmas gift quilts I need to make! After a slight panic the first is finished – only 3 more to go! 

 I decided early on in the year that I would make quilts this year for Christmas gifts, by deciding early on I knew I would have plenty of time to get them made. Unfortunately I have been so busy with other makes I completely lost track of time and forgot about getting started on these… Continue reading I have been so busy with all my other makes I forgot about my mass of Christmas gift quilts I need to make! After a slight panic the first is finished – only 3 more to go! 

Patchwork, Quilt, Quilting

After falling short last time I’m back again to try and scale a bit more of this quilting mountain! Let’s hope I keep a tighter hold of the ropes this time! 

After the disappointing attempt at cracking on with my quilt last time I decided it was time to have another big push at trying to get it finished, and after 4 evenings of dedicated patch-working I have made quite a step forwards towards the completion of this project hand have got another 9 squares completed… Continue reading After falling short last time I’m back again to try and scale a bit more of this quilting mountain! Let’s hope I keep a tighter hold of the ropes this time! 

Patchwork, Quilting

From a quilting disaster to a quilting success, it’s amazing how one project can help to restore your confidence in your sewing!

After the quilted table top fiasco - which I still can't bring myself to even look at let alone unpick l! I was reluctant to attempt to finish another quilting project incase that too turned into a disaster, however, I knew I had to get back on the quilting track before I put myself off… Continue reading From a quilting disaster to a quilting success, it’s amazing how one project can help to restore your confidence in your sewing!

Craft, Patchwork, Quilt, Quilting, Quilts, Sewing

Squares and triangles are taking over the place, all good though – it’s all in the name of patchwork

As well as having a box starting to burst open full of granny squares wanting out, I am now starting to fill up my patchwork box with competed patchwork squares! However, the good thing is the sooner it fills up the sooner I can put the quilt together and get using it as it is… Continue reading Squares and triangles are taking over the place, all good though – it’s all in the name of patchwork

Craft, Patchwork, Quilt, Quilting, Quilts, Sewing

Quilt update – slowly getting the pieces together

Since I am having an enforced break from my crochet blanket while i wait for some more wool, I have decided to get some of my patchwork squares started. I haven't got a planned pattern but I am going to put designs into a 20x20 cm Square which can then all be but together at… Continue reading Quilt update – slowly getting the pieces together

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The make I thought would never end…

It’s a momentous day in crafting here; I have finally managed to finish off a project that has been on going for the past year. It has taken me so long to do that I didn’t think I would ever get it finished! I made my first patchwork quilt a few years ago as a… Continue reading The make I thought would never end…