#QuiltingTheory – an introduction

If you’ve visited this blog before, you probably know that since making my first quilt back in 2012 I have fallen head over heels in love with sewing. It’s something I’m really passionate about and want to get everyone doing!!! Over the years, I’ve encouraged people to pick up a needle and thread and have even managed to convert a few people (hurrah!). In the beginning, there are so many…

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Flower Meadow Cushion with tips for sewing curves

Today I’ve got a finish to share with you – hurrah – and some tips on how to sew curves! It’s been a fair while in the making as, although it’s not very big, I’ve been working on it as and when inspiration strikes, trying out different techniques and methods. It’s been quite fun! The idea for this cushion originally came to me when I started working with my Drunkards…

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A new Clip’n’Pincushion

Oh, it’s been a busy few days! We spent the weekend in London which was amazing, but wow! So. Much. Walking!!!! By Saturday evening we’d managed a whopping 11.5 miles. I don’t mind admitting my feet were a little tired by the end of the day! I’m working on lots of things at the moment – which I’m really excited about sharing with you very soon – but it means…

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Tutorial – fabric tassels!

Hello! And a very Happy New Year! Can you believe it’s 2019 already? Honestly, I have no idea where the time is going! I have lots of things planned for the coming months but as today is the first day the kids are back at school – and I’m desperate to do some sewing – I thought I would kick off the New Year with a tutorial for making a…

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Tutorial – the Stash’n’Go drawstring bag

Hello there! It’s been a bit quiet here hasn’t it – I’ve been away for a few days but did manage to put together a drawstring bag tutorial, which I’m calling the Stash’n’Go bag.  It’s a really simple pattern that goes together quickly and would make an ideal gift if you’re looking for some inspiration! I was inspired to make these after seeing some of the nifty make-up bags on…

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