The gifts of friendship: sharing experience and knowledge

I’ve enjoyed a particularly sociable week!  Patchwork has been wrapped around and even threaded through some of these social occasions. Wednesday morning was the first in this terms fortnightly meetings of Focus – a women’s Bible study group at Church.  Of course, being a group of 40 or so women meeting together, there is ample opportunity to chat, drink tea or coffee and eat cake before and after the … 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

I need to eat my words!

Yesterday I waxed lyrical about reproduction Civil War fabrics; how much I love them; how trends in fabric designs have changed in the five years; and how the modern bright geometric fabrics ‘remain for me something to be admired but not used’.  Er! Rewind, ‘admired but not used’?  What was I thinking?  I only had to look at the photo at the top of my Facebook page to realise … Read more