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Oooh, new fabric :D

Yesterday a lovely friend took me to a new (to me) fabric shop… Fabrics Galore in Clapham, London. It was well worth a visit!! I don’t have anywhere for nice dress fabrics around me, so with a couple of dress … Continue reading

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In a spin…

I’ve been spinning! I have been playing with the drop spindle I got from Unravel last week, and I don’t have much, but I do have a spindle full of plied yarn! It is somewhat rustic looking, but it is … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me :D

What a fabulous birthday weekend I’ve had! Yesterday I spent the day at the amazing Unravel festival. This wonderful showcase of yarn, fluff, spinning and all things associated was one of the best craft shows I’ve ever been to. Although … Continue reading

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My Hydrangea is finally in bloom!

I’ll post some better pics at the weekend, but for now here are a few snaps of my finished Hydrangea quilt. I have had this one on the go since last summer, so it’s great to have it done It … Continue reading

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Ollie’s white 40th!

We might not have had a white Christmas, but Ollie got a white 40th birthday a couple of weekends ago! We spent a few lovely days with friends in a fabulous cottage in the East Sussex countryside. The cottage was … Continue reading

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Sherbert Pips for Rosie

And here is my first Finished Object of 2012: a little quilt I started on 29th December, for a brand new baby called Rosie. This is the first time I’ve restricted myself to one fabric collection. I usually love the … Continue reading

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A Quilted Kindle cover

My mother-in-law asked me for a Kindle cover for Christmas, and designing and making one for her was a job a relished. I came up with this, doing most my thinking at the sewing machine. It felt a bit like … Continue reading

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Christmas Trees everywhere!

Wow, it has been a day full of Festive fun! This morning Sweet Pea and I finished off our Christmas cards. I was the Christmas tree draw-er, using glitter glue, and he was the button-popper-onner. We made 50 cards, and … Continue reading

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Cake… check. Pudding… check.

I wish there was a release-aroma button on your browser, because I can tell you, my kitchen smells GOOD today! Sweet Pea helped me make the Christmas cake and Christmas Pudding. I use Mary Berry’s fantastic cake recipe. I have … Continue reading

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Butterfly Basting!

The last week was soooo frustrating. My white Kona fabric didn’t come because the vendor was on holiday. Luckily I managed to snag the last two metres of a bolt at the Great Northern Quilt Show and so had enough … Continue reading

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