HAPPY NEW YEAR!

It’s 2016! Christmas is over – how did that happen?  And how come all the preparation and the big day itself are already fading memories?  It really does seem a lot longer than just seven days since 25th December!  Despite the time whizzing by there have been happy, peaceful, ‘enjoying the now’, family times for us and for those moments I’m very thankful. Here in the UK we have … Read more

Wired for balance not random

This weeks finish is a large cot quilt.  The fabrics were chosen by a friend who searched for fabrics that were suitable for a baby girl – but didn’t feature the colour pink – whilst referencing the family’s love of the seaside and sailing.  Moda’s ‘Daysail’ fitted the bill perfectly! I stuck to a simple design using two charm packs of the Daysail fabrics. Laying out the charm pack … Read more

Storing inspiration – in praise of Pinterest!

Half-term holiday week is drawing to a close here in the UK. Although the school holidays no longer make a huge impact on my weekly schedules there is still a different feel about these breaks and I tend to be motivated to do a few jobs and activities that wouldn’t normally be attempted during term time.  More of those at the end of this post… First: storing inspiration, information … Read more