Bunting Part 2: Tutorials for ‘quick bunting’ and ‘perfectionist bunting’

In Part 1 of this post I mentioned that my bunting-making began following a request from my daughter for some bunting to hang round our little garden as part of her 16th birthday celebrations.  This bunting was a learning experience, quick to make and inexpensive. A few years later I embarked on bunting-making as a means of creating some capital in order to purchase more fabric to make cushions … Read more

Crazy Patchwork – a quick tutorial

Crazy patchwork was all the rage in Victorian times (go to this link to see pictures of antique crazy patchwork).  In her book ‘The Crazy Quilt Handbook’ Judith Baker Montano maintains: For the last quarter of the nineteenth century, crazy quilting was definitely the ‘in’ thing to do.  Every woman had to have a crazy quilt.  The more intricate and busy it was, the better.  It hit every echelon … Read more