A Family Holiday, a Finish and an Invitation

Back home after a week away in the depths of the peaceful Cotswolds.   A lovely holiday made extra special as we three (myself, hubby and #2 son) shared a self-catering cottage with daughter, her husband and our #1 son.  So our family was reunited, these times are becoming more and more precious as they become harder and harder to arrange! Photos may follow in a later post, if I … Read more

The gifts of friendship: sharing experience and knowledge

I’ve enjoyed a particularly sociable week!  Patchwork has been wrapped around and even threaded through some of these social occasions. Wednesday morning was the first in this terms fortnightly meetings of Focus – a women’s Bible study group at Church.  Of course, being a group of 40 or so women meeting together, there is ample opportunity to chat, drink tea or coffee and eat cake before and after the … Read more

(Inter)National Quilting Day

The last day of March and I’m writing about International Quilting Day an annual event held on the third Saturday of March!  Although it’s taken me a while, and so it might be a little out of date, I really didn’t want to miss recording how one group of quilters mark this day every year. As a newby to the world of patchwork and quilting I was kindly swept … Read more