Little projects for busy times

The craziest thing happened last week:  I ordered a patchwork and quilting book from Amazon; it duly arrived; and I didn’t look past the book’s cover for three whole days! Distraction levels must be turned up very high indeed to prevent me making a cup of coffee and sitting down to enjoy a browse through a book full of tempting, inspiring projects!   But that has been the case … Read more

Banishing the quilting monster and muses on blogging

First of all, a big thank you to the community of quilty bloggers for responding so readily to my plea for assistance with some machine quilting issues I was experiencing last week. So helpful and encouraging 🙂 I’ve continued working on the Monsters and Aliens quilt (rather than letting the quilting monster in me throw it to the back of a cupboard) and although it is not perfect I … Read more

Wessex Quiltmakers Exhibition 2015

I hopped on a train last Saturday and traveled the short distance to Winchester, the historic capital of Wessex, and had a very enjoyable couple of hours looking round Wessex Quiltmakers‘ triennial exhibition.  I’ll let the pictures do most of the talking: And a couple of medallion-type quilts (with Melanie of Catbird Quilt Studio in mind :-)) There were lots more quilts including a lovely selection ready to be sent … Read more