Some beautiful quilts by some very talented people

Some beautiful quilts by some very talented people

Some beautiful quilts by some very talented people I went to an exhibition by a local quilting group on Saturday. The talent being displayed was pretty awesome. This first quilt was made by a friend who actually prefers to embroider. So she embroidered the panels with...
Well, I’ve FINALLY finished it!

Well, I’ve FINALLY finished it!

Well, I’ve FINALLY finished it! My daughter got married in June 2015, and as part of her wedding gift, I thought it would be nice to make her a quilt with a purple theme, like the wedding theme. I found some dark purple fabric leftover from making a skirt and...
The cutest teeny tiny christmas stockings

The cutest teeny tiny christmas stockings

The cutest teeny tiny christmas stockings Saw these cutest of cute little knitted mini Christmas Stockings on Elaine Colliar’s blog, Mortgage Free In Three on Monday.  I made the tiny pink one, and will be making a tiny toy to go in it so that DGD can give it to her...
Boot Fairs, New Fabric and Big Sums

Boot Fairs, New Fabric and Big Sums

Boot Fairs, New Fabric and Big Sums We went to the boot fair at Polegate this morning. First time I’ve been for ages. I was on a mission to score some more purple themed fabric for the quilt I am making, I had decided I needed some more variety. Within a few minutes,...
Teething, rain and quilts

Teething, rain and quilts

Teething, rain and quilts There are still a few teething problems with the changeover of the blog to a new host. The subscriber widget on the right is one of them, it seems to be refusing to sign people up for some reason. I’m also not sure that the new posts are...
Dobbing, Dabbing, Snowdrops and Quilts

Dobbing, Dabbing, Snowdrops and Quilts

Dobbing, Dabbing, Snowdrops and Quilts In addition to the soup post today, I thought I would give a bit of an update on the kitchen, and other things. As you can see from the picture, there was some ‘dobbing’ and ‘dabbing’ going on today as DP and SIL to be lined the...

Taking Stock a la Jen Gale

Taking Stock a la Jen Gale Jen Gale over on MakeDoAndMend posted this intriguing list today on taking stock. So I thought I would join in and add my two pennorth. This is what I am currently doing, using Jens Taking Stock list Making : wedding invitations for DD2, a...

Quilts, Extension and Scotland

Quilts, Extension and Scotland Got on really well with the quilt today. I planned to lay it out on the kitchen floor where there is just enough room so I could stick the layers together with temporary sticking spray. I got it all ready, cleared everything out of the...

Quilts, Speakers, Pancakes and Noodles

Quilts, Speakers, Pancakes and Noodles Well, where did those last three days go – whoosh. Finished the Live Below The Line on Monday which was an interesting few days. Some lovely people have donated to ActionAid. Thank you. Then on Tuesday, I spent the day in Bexhill...
Quilts. Old, new and unmade

Quilts. Old, new and unmade

Quilts. Old, new and unmade Inspired by the videos on Frugal Queens blog on quilt making, I have been reviewing things. When I trained to be a computer programmer, I had to stay in Guildford during the week for six months, only coming home at weekends. Staying at a...