Sewing the Arenite Pants

Hello! Today, I thought I’d share with you some trousers that I made over the summer. They have fast become my favourite thing to wear and I now want to make lots of pairs in different fabrics…….they are soooooo comfy!!! If you’ve not seen the Arenite Pants before, they are a relaxed trouser with generous pockets and an elasticated waist. There is also the option of an elasticated cuff, and…

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Festival of Quilts 2019 – Entering a Quilt and Show Review

Hello there! Well, I was lucky enough to visit the Festival of Quilts for two whole days this year – my first time ever! – and it was absolutely AMAZING! Sooooo tiring though! I’ve only just caught up on sleep and had time to process it all. If you’ve never been to Festival, it is a complete treat! So much inspiration and shopping. One of my favourite things though is…

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Tutorial – Piecing a diagonal quilt back

Have you ever come across the technique of piecing a quilt back diagonally? It’s some cutting magic that means you can use less fabric to make a quilt back by effectively ‘stretching’ it width-ways. Magic, I tell you! It’s a really efficient way of using fabric (bye-bye buying twice the finished quilt length in backing fabric or spending lots of time piecing a backing together!), especially for those throw sized…

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New Patterns – Flexi Sewing Case and Flexi Sewing Kit

I’m so excited to introduce not one but two new patterns today!!!! The Flexi Sewing Case and Flexi Sewing Kit are designed with hand-sewing on the go in mind, making a great travel sewing kit to hold and organise all your sewing supplies for quilting on the go. They work brilliantly together, but can also be used individually. Both patterns have been designed so that you can adapt them to…

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Tutorial – Hidden Zippered Cushion Cover

Hellooo! Making cushion covers (or pillow covers, if you’d rather!) is one of my favourite things to do! They make a great gift and, if you’re a quilter, are a perfect way to use oversized or random blocks you have laying around! My favourite way to do this is by adding a hidden zip – sometimes called a lapped zip. It gives a really neat finish and allows you to…

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