Bank Holiday Quilty Musings

Here in the UK we are drawing to the end of a three day, bank holiday weekend.  For me and my little household it has been an easy-going extended weekend.  At the end of last week I’d finally got the space and time to quilt the infamous ‘quilt in a day’ log cabin quilt (you may recall I began this quilt in January!). I decided on a repeat 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

Finish with a label

The final instruction at the end of the beginners quilt course was, “Make a label to sew to the back of the quilt”.  As a newbie to quilt making I did as instructed by Flip & Chris, choosing to create a label by transferring my limited ’embroidery’ skills to the newly revealed world of patchwork and quilting!  It has to be the most elaborate label I’ll ever make! Now, … Read more