Lucy Boston POTC Tutorial – FINAL PART

Ups! I did it again… promised to promptly write up the final part and then life got in the way. My sincere apologies for the long delay!   This tutorial could also be titled: ‘How to finish the edge of an EPP quilt’   The first job when it comes to the outside of a…

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Lucy Boston ‘Patchwork of the Crosses’ tutorial – PART 2

Apologies for the long waiting time! I am not entirely sure what has happened this summer, but before you can blink is seems to be gone again. However, Ria’s question regarding the publication date of part 2 has given me the required push to pick up the Lucy Boston POTC (Patchwork Of The Crosses) again…

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Inner City Quilt Tutorial

Do you know that feeling when you see a quilt pattern and you think: WOW! I HAVE to make one of those! ?? Well, this is exactly what happened to me the first time I saw the ‘Inner City’ pattern about 6 or 7 years ago. Like all quilters my list of these ‘Have to…

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Pinky is finished!!!

Well, NEARLY finished. πŸ™‚ I did manage to finish the quilt top just in time for the Spring Quilt Festival in Exeter last weekend and am very happy with the result. The colours are very vibrant and photos don’t really do them justice, so you have to believe me πŸ˜‰ Now I am trying to…

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Making the Pinky Quilt Pattern – continued

Time for another update πŸ™‚ I am pleased to say that he quilt is coming on in leaps and bounds. And that is a good thing because I want  to take it Exeter NEXT weekend for the show!!!! Not sure if it will be finished, but the top at least should be done by then..…

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Making the ‘Pinky’ Pattern quilt

  Time for an update on the progress I have made with the Pinky pattern. After a roaring start ( I paper pieced ALL the Hexagons in just a couple of days!) the project came to a bit of a halt when I started to prepare for the show at Duxford. πŸ™‚ (read more about…

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My latest paper piecing project

I probably need yet another quilt project like a hole in the head! πŸ™‚ But what can I do? My motto has always been: When inspiration strikes, don’t stand in the way! And I will need this quilt to show off my pattern! In any case: Reason doesn’t stand a chance when it comes to quilts..…

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Happy Valentines Day

Yes, it is upon us again, dreaded by some but loved by others: V-Day. Whether you are spending today with that special ‘someone’ or are simply having a nice ‘normal’ day, perhaps with some time for sewing or your favorite program on TV: I hope the day brings you joy and all that you’ve hoped…

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Sunday afternoons 2

I have been so very busy in the last week that at times I did not know if I was coming or going.. I almost forgot to write something for the blog! And that won’t do now, will it? πŸ™‚ My main occupation has been to prepare patterns for the shop. I am pleased to…

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