It is over ten days since I’ve sat here ready to tap out a new post. Life has been busy and I have to admit I’ve been a bit down – on myself and just about life in general 🙁 This all kicked off last weekend when I resolved to review my words for 2015 and found little to cheer about. I also felt horribly tired – taking to … Read more
This is Work In Progress Wednesday so I thought I’d share my puzzle quilt project. I’m using some fat quarter packs bought half-price at Hobbycraft a couple of weeks ago. Having thrown my usual caution to the wind I’m using these fabrics of contrasting patterns and colours to make blocks of either 6″, 9″ or 12″ in size. My vision is that they will all be pulled together … Read more
Using Alex Anderson’s Simply Stars to piece patchwork blocks more accurately.
I’ve just stumbled upon The Bloggers Quilt Festival at www.amyscreativeside.com via another blog I’ve been following, www.jenniesthreads.blogspot.co.uk . Hosted and organised by blogger and author, Amy Ellis, the online festival has been held twice a year since 2009. There are a variety of categories and quilts are submitted via blogs. Viewers then have the opportunity to click on the photos to discover more about a quilt and it’s … Read more