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I have repurposed one of my quilt kits to give it a new focus.
I have taken my mixture of butterflies and fossil ferns and transformed it from this single bed quilt.
To these combinations of cot quilt and baby bag.
The fabrics are still amongst the prettiest I have seen in the years I have been quilting and this way there is no need to lose out just because you don’t need a single bed quilt. There seems to be a steadily growing if imported trend for baby showers. What better than a set for travelling. You won ...read more
When I am procrastinating properly, I tend to pick up projects that are easy and fun, yet still have some merit. This week, I found myself making these Quilt-as-you-go (QAYG) Scrappy Log Cabin blocks. They served several purposes: they helped me use up some of my scraps, they let me participate in the Scrappy Log Cabin QAL on Instagram, and eventually, they will be made into scrap baskets to hold even more scraps. I wish I could take credit for the idea for the last one, but it is out of the book Sunday Morning Quilts by Cheryl Arkison and ... read more
I remember years ago telling people I wouldn't EVER make a quilt, and yet here I am showing off another quilt I've made....so far, all my quilts have been for Aussie Hero Quilts, but I hope to change that soon, and will have some up for sale!
Here's the latest quilt I've made for an Aussie Hero who is currently deployed overseas....I know this person wouldn't have a clue who I am, let alone be one of my blog readers, so feel safe in sharing pics of it with you. Like me, this ...
Happy New Year!!
Christmas Bee Round Up
A few months ago, a new spin on the Weekender Bag pattern by Amy Butler was started by Elizabeth from Oh Fransson. This pattern has been sitting in my “To-Do” list of projects for at least a year, but somehow working up the nerve to do it hadn’t come yet. I couldn’t choose a fabric that would be worthy of such a sewing milestone. Should it be home dec? A heavy Japanese canvas or linen/cotton? I just let it go to the “undecided” part of my sewing brain and waited for inspiration to strike. The quilt as ...read more