A finish and a quilty roundup

Last Saturday I took my patchwork and quilted wares to the ‘Summer Picnic’ organised by local charity, The Pink Place. I haven’t hired a craft stall since November so it took a bit of sorting and rummaging to gather things together.  I have a list in the ice cream tub that serves as my ‘toolbox’.  The list reminds me to pack useful items such as pen, scissors, string, sticky tape, pegs … Read more

Bank Holiday Quilty Musings

Here in the UK we are drawing to the end of a three day, bank holiday weekend.  For me and my little household it has been an easy-going extended weekend.  At the end of last week I’d finally got the space and time to quilt the infamous ‘quilt in a day’ log cabin quilt (you may recall I began this quilt in January!). I decided on a repeat of … Read more

Oops! Too early to mention ‘Christmas shopping’?

Well!  It is getting harder to escape the fact we are in the run-up to Christmas! I haven’t started shopping for gifts yet – I’d love to think I’ll make most of them but really… In an earlier post I shared my experience of being the sellers side of a stall at a craft fair.  Last Saturday I packed my homemades into the car again and went to the … Read more