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Needlebook SAL – How many do you need?

Needlebook SAL – How many do you need?

Hello friends, and welcome back...my blogging has been getting a bit more sporadic lately, but I've certainly not been idle! I'm back today to talk about some of us stitchers most important possessions...our needles, and where we store them. A needlebook, or a...

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Tilda Sunkiss in Bloom

Tilda Sunkiss in Bloom

Have you seen the new Tilda Collection called Sunkiss? It's a feast for the eyes with each print deserving to star in its own right! It's simply bursting with blooms, and all of them have their faces upturned to be kissed by the sun, so the name is very appropriate. I...

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Dogs in Sweaters – Introducing Sebastian

Dogs in Sweaters – Introducing Sebastian

Hello, and welcome to an update about what I've been doing...this pillow has been on my list to make for several years now, ever since I first fell in love with Elizabeth Hartman's beautiful patterns. This is her dachshund block pattern, called Dogs in Sweaters. The...

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Bunny Patch Pillow – New Pattern Release

Bunny Patch Pillow – New Pattern Release

At last I can show you all what I've been working on for the last few weeks...my latest pattern called 'Bunny Patch'. I'm just so excited about this one, because it combines all my favourites at the moment...fussy cutting, patchwork, handquilting, and pretty fabric,...

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12 Minis in 12 Months – March Strawberries

12 Minis in 12 Months – March Strawberries

Welcome to March mini quilt installment! Scroll to the bottom to enter to win your own strawberry mini... The fun of the mini quilt challenge #12minisin12months, hosted by Knot and Thread is continuing over on Instagram, and tho I missed my February mini, due to...

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Bush Gum Blossoms Fabric Winner

Bush Gum Blossoms Fabric Winner

The winner of the Bush Gum Blossoms fabric bundle winner is Nadia, who wrote: I would love this fabric to make my uncle a lap quilt – before he suffered a traumatic brain injury, he was an avid bush walker and bush camper, who had hand drawn maps of his favourite...

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A Big Little Dolly Pillow

A Big Little Dolly Pillow

  A few weeks ago I was approached by a customer to make this pillow...our conversation was totally professional, but inside I was jumping for joy. She had asked for a Little Dolly pillow! In all honesty, this has to be one of the prettiest, sweetest and...

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Bush Gum Blossoms Blog Tour – and Fabric Giveaway

Bush Gum Blossoms Blog Tour – and Fabric Giveaway

****GIVEAWAY NOW CLOSED**** Welcome to my stop on the Bush Gum Blossoms fabric tour, the first of two collections by Aussie designer Amanda Brandl for Kennard&Kennard Fabrics. I'm very honoured to be here today, showcasing this glorious fabric! Tune in to the very...

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Happy Flower Quilt Along – Blocks 71-75

Happy Flower Quilt Along – Blocks 71-75

Welcome to another edition of my Happy Flower Blocks. I never imagined when I started writing about these, that they would become so popular. Thankyou! I'm excited to be nearing the end of this epic quilt, and am iching to get some time to finish it all off. Believe...

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12 Minis in 12 Months – January Pineapples

12 Minis in 12 Months – January Pineapples

**GIVEAWAY NOW CLOSED** Have you seen the #12minisin12months challenge over on Instagram hosted by Kait of knotandthreaddesign.com? This is a challenge to sew a mini quilt every month this year, and there are some fun prizes up for grabs. I'm adding in my own prize...

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Happy Flower Quilt Along – blocks 66-70

Happy Flower Quilt Along – blocks 66-70

Well it's been waaayyyyyy to long since I've posted about progress on my Happy Flower Quilt...Here's 5 more blocks for you, and I've got several more coming up! Block 66. Another easy whole cloth block. I found the print that I used for the backing from my Little Miss...

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How to Make a Tassel in 7 Easy Steps

How to Make a Tassel in 7 Easy Steps

Today I'm sharing how I made those fun tassels that I added to my Kantha pillow corners. These are just so quick and easy, and in no time you'll have a gloriously chubby, swishy tassel to accent your pillow or throw. To make a 4" long tassel you will need: yarn in...

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Liberty Society Kantha Stitch Along – Part 3

Liberty Society Kantha Stitch Along – Part 3

Welcome back to the Liberty society kantha stitch along which is happening over on Instagram at the moment. This is organised by fellow Liberty lover Cat, of @tincatsew, and Ava&Neve are sponsoring with some great prizes which is a great incentive to join in! We...

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Liberty Society Kantha Stitch Along – Part 2

Liberty Society Kantha Stitch Along – Part 2

Since I showed you my plans last week, I have changed them! I'm still excited about this Kantha stitch along, I just suddenly knew what I wanted to do. I've started again, with a slightly different vibe. I found my stitches evolving, and started to learn what I did...

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