Stitching things together: my sewing machine, my laptop and me!

This past week I’ve done a lot of thinking and linking around patchwork & quilting but not a lot of stitching with actual needle and thread.

As you can see from my design wall there’s been more than one project on the go this week. I managed to put together the quilt centre of the scrappy pink quilt. There’s one big block left over – that might well become part of a pieced backing for this quilt. And for something completely different, I quickly pieced a 12″ version of the cabin block from my ‘Into the Woods’ runner (the block in the runner finishes 8″ square).

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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