Quilting and the monster in me!

For the past few weeks I have been working on a child’s quilt.  Of the two main prints one is of monsters the other of aliens.  I’ve merged two patterns from Connie Ewbank’s book, ‘Quick & Easy Quilts for Kids’ and I’m really happy with the way this quilt top has developed. Whilst I was designing, cutting and piecing this quilt I could definitely relate to the cheerful demeanor of … Read more

Gentle Progress

It’s been a week of steady progress on the patchwork and quilting front with lots of other bits of life moving steadily forwards alongside.  I have to start with a photo that makes my heart sing – it was our daughter and son-in-laws first wedding anniversary on Sunday 🙂 Congratulations!     Two weeks ago I posted the beginnings of a quilt being created from the ‘left-overs’ of another … Read more

One Work In Progress Leads to Another…

This week I have been taking advantage of the warmer temperatures, longer daylight hours and Dear Hubby being a 12 hour flight away to set my alarm early and do some pre-dawn creating!  This morning has been particularly satisfying as I’ve finally made and machine stitched the binding to a quilt I’ve been working on for over 18 months! The patchwork was a quick pattern started at a fun … Read more