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Scrappy Pompom Pincushion Tutorial

Today I'm sharing a quick tutorial on how to make my Scrappy Pompom pincushion that I sent to my partner for the Aussie Mini Quilt Swap. This is such a sweet scrap busting project! After I had finished my mini quilt, which was entirely made from charm packs, I was...

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Happy Flower Quilt Along – Blocks 37-41

Welcome back for another installment of the Happy flower quilt along. Today I'm sharing my blocks 37 - 41, and a little step by step for the tricky basket block in block 39. I'm sewing along with our hosts Krystyne from Pretty by hand, Melissa from Oh how sweet, and...

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Design Your Own Barn Style Mini Quilt

Today I'm sharing some more details on my barn style mini quilt, with some ideas on how you can mod and design your own barn style mini quilt. You, yes you, can branch out and create something truly unique. Just by playing with half square triangles, and split quarter...

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Aussie Mini Quilt Swap – Barn Style Quilt

A couple of months ago, when the Bonnie & Camille #aussieminiquiltswap popped up in my Instagram feed, I couldn't resist. An opportunity to make a barn style quilt?!! Yes please. I haven't involved in many of these fun little swaps lately, because my etsy shop was...

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7 Tips For Beautiful Needle Turn Applique

I never used to enjoy hand sewing at all. I think it can be a young thing, as I was always about getting lots done and fast. Hand sewing just didn't appeal, as it felt like creating at a snail's pace. And it's probably just that fact, that when I becaume a mum, and...

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Happy Flower Quilt Along – Blocks 33-36

I've really enjoyed seeing my pile of blocks gradually grow...and suddenly it seems there's a large stack! I mean look at how many posts you can already look back on! Here are the links to check out my earlier Happy Flower quilt along blocks: blocks 1-4, blocks...

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Happy Flower Quilt Along Blocks 23-27

Well I've fallen a fair bit behind with posting these blocks sorry! If you're following me on Instagram, you'd know that I am actually keeping up...a total first for me for any quilt along! Quite a number of you have said that you've appreciated me posting these...

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Handmade Birthday – Zola Pencilcase

It's the season of birthdays in our family again, when everyone turns another year older. And it all happens in such a rush for our kids. We've just had a 21st, an 11th and a 14th all in two weeks. I'm used to strapping myself in for the ride now, but when did that...

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Happy Flower Quilt-Along Inset Seams – Blocks 19-22

Welcome to blocks 19-22 of the Happy Flower Quilt-Along! How are you going with your blocks in the quilt?? I'm having lots of fun, but certainly not finding some of these easy! There are no assembly instructions included in this lovely book, probably because with 99...

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Happy Flower Quilt-Along Blocks 15-18

This week's installment of the next four blocks of the Happy Flower quilt-along are a lovely mix of machine and hand sewing. I've loved adding a scrappy mix of fabrics, to mimic the 'use it up, wear it out' attitude that was the true origins of quilting. While it's...

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Happy Flower Quilt-Along Blocks 11 – 14

Welcome to another installment of the Happy Flower Quilt Along! I was hoping to stay more on top of things, but I've just got too much on my plate, with custom orders, working on magazine commissions and secret sewing! We're sewing our way through the sweet quilt in...

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Wynne’s Picnic Set and GIVEAWAY

****Giveaway now closed**** It's finally here...Wynne's Picnic Set, where Wynne finally gets her first set of clothes and accessories! I'm celebrating today by giving YOU a chance to win a pattern bundle, and an even bigger grand prize...scroll to the end for details!...

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Tilda Bumblebee One a Penny Mini Quilt

A few weeks ago I had the lovely surprise of winning a fat quarter bundle of Tilda Bumblebee. It was an Instagram giveaway hosted by Bec from On the Cutting Table, and sponsored by Cristy at Utopian Threads. It was the first thing I woke up to on a Monday morning and...

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