UFOs rediscovered and some new beginnings

‘Tis the season for new beginnings.  For a reader of patchwork and quilting blogs that means gazing at the seductive posts calling us to sign up to quilt-a-longs (QALs).  I have been tempted by and succumbed to the following: Sugar Block Club 2016 by Amy Gibson at Stitchery Dickory Dock.  The first block, a twist on the traditional Churn Dash block went public on 1st of January, providing the … Read more

Deadlines and their legacy – Part 2

In my previous post I did a little exploration of the nature of deadlines in the context of preparing a craft stall for a village show.  In this follow-up post I’ll share the fall-out of getting past that deadline! First there was a heap of unsold quilts and bags to  put back into storage *sigh* and re-post in my Folksy shop. Then, as I wound down and discovered the … Read more