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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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Sweet Pea’s first day at school!

Sweet Pea started at his Kindergarten today. He was a little unsure, but really enjoyed himself some of the time. Happily I can stay until he is completely settled, and I think it could be a few more sessions before … 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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January is almost over…

…and I am in Finishing Off mode! My Hydrangea quilt, which I started last summer, has been my main focus in the last week or so. I added a border to finish off the top, and started to layer it … 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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Sweet Pea’s first stitches

This definitely deserves a post all of its own. Sweet Pea’s first adventures with needle and thread. Ahhhhhhhh…

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A Countdown and a Catch-up

Christmas is coming, and the crafts are stepping up a gear… I’m currently working on Peacock Tutus for two of my nieces, and a friend’s daughter. These are utterly gorgeous. I can’t take credit for the idea, which is sheer … Continue reading

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Puffed up and deflated

Yesterday I had SUCH a good day. A real treat of a day. I did a quilting class with the wonderful Philippa Naylor, organised by my fabulous local quilting shop Creative Quilting. The class was on Trapunto, the art of … Continue reading

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Butterfly Rush

The next couple of weeks are going to be a crazy race against time to get my butterfly quilt finished. This quilt is to be given to Ollie’s uncle and aunt who will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary on … Continue reading

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Where there’s a quilt shop in every town and the yarn shops have knitted drainpipes…

Norway. Just the most stunning landscapes. A country carpeted with pine trees. Countless islands peeping from the sparkling Skagerrak. Heather and granite. The freshest air, oxygenated by those thousands of trees. Sparkling shores and glittering skerries. A place for clambering … Continue reading

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