The final finish and looking back, up and forward

Final Finish – Here is my final pre-Christmas project finished and ready for collection.  A couple of tote bags made to the design I’ve gradually developed, based on various tutorials and pattern instructions. Looking Back – So, the end of 2015 is well and truly in sight.  As I’ve been preparing for Christmas, sometimes smiling, sometimes not, my thoughts have wandered over the past year. Back in January I … Read more

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