Wessex Quiltmakers Exhibition 2015

I hopped on a train last Saturday and traveled the short distance to Winchester, the historic capital of Wessex, and had a very enjoyable couple of hours looking round Wessex Quiltmakers‘ triennial exhibition.  I’ll let the pictures do most of the talking: And a couple of medallion-type quilts (with Melanie of Catbird Quilt Studio in mind :-)) There were lots more quilts including a lovely selection ready to be sent … 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

Hearts and words

I’ve been putting final efforts into preparation for a village show this coming Saturday. I hired stall space at last years Oakley Village Show and had a thoroughly pleasant afternoon chatting with passers by and listening to the events happening behind me in the little grassy arena. This year I’m teaming up with a jewellery making friend and we’ve been thinking of new things to make that might appeal … Read more