Another finished quilt!

In my last post I mentioned how my sewing machine was going in for a service…although I felt a bit jittery at the idea of not having my machine I had a list of things that I wanted to sort out (mainly re-organise my sewing room) and near-completed projects that I wanted to finish. Sadly, I was wildly over-ambitious both in terms of the size of my list and the…

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Trying new things!

What I love about blogsville is having my eyes opened to lots of different crafts: some (Mr f&f for one!) would argue that I have enough projects started/on the go/wanting to start already that I really don’t need to be shown lots of new ideas. I love it though – although it often leads to sleepless nights as I’m excitedly planning what I could try out next it also helps…

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The finished quilt!

I have finally finished my first ever quilt – a Disappearing Nine Patch – so exciting! This quilt started life back in May when I was talking to a friend who’s niece was turning 21: a landmark birthday that she wanted to give a memorable gift for. We started talking about cushions and then I mentioned quilts (I was still flush from having done my jelly roll quilt top which…

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Finishing the Wiksten Tova!

There’s been lots going on here at the moment and as a result, I seem to have lots more of half-completed projects lying around awaiting just a little bit of attention so that they can be claimed as finished. The  Wiksten Tova was one of these. I cut it out a-g-e-s ago – back over Easter I think – got most of it sewn up the following weekend and only had…

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Wrap Bracelet – Ta-dah & a tutorial!

Back last week (I think, time goes by so quickly sometimes!) the sun was shining and I was suddenly presented with An Opportunity –  Littlest Boy had fallen asleep (and stayed asleep despite the transfer from car to bed) and the other two Littlies were at school/nursery; and The Inspiration –  I’d had an idea a while back for a bracelet and after reading some blog posts about the Liberty Scrap Challenge I was suddenly struck with an…

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