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Stash for Cushions!

Recent fabric acquitions have been used to make these cushions. This one has been made using silk fabric from a sample book. I have used the creams and pinks to create a crazy patchwork design and then embellished it with … Continue reading

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To Wash, or Not to Wash?

I was reading a friend’s recent blog where she was asking whether people wash their fabrics before using them for making quilts. Having never done this before she decided that she might wash some intensely coloured fabrics that she had … Continue reading

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Paint Therapy

Today, I have spent a lovely day painting fabric with a group of friends and as ever have created a lot of things that are work in progress! I started off by trying out a heart shaped Indian print blocks … Continue reading

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Cluedo Project Completed!

Finally, I have finished the Cluedo Quilt that I started last summer. It providing a great deal of learning throughout and enormous satisfaction once completed. I am sure that my son, who should have received it for Christmas last year, … Continue reading

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Quilt Challenge

Having started back at classes I have started to make a new patchwork quilt. I am not sure whether I am up to the challenge. It is an octagon shape made with border print fabrics. Using the shape and the … Continue reading

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Ella’s Quillow

It’s finished – a little quilt for baby Ella And it turns neatly into a cushion!

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Cherished Memories

On a rainy Bank Holiday Monday in Wales I started to work on a quilt that is made from fabrics that friend gave to me. The fabrics were remnants of those she used to make her daughter dresses when she … Continue reading

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Mother of Africa Quilt

I have been making a square to donate to a quilt that is being made in Cardiff to raise money for mothers of Africa. Quite small and nearly pefectly formed, which is a bit of an achievement for one so … Continue reading

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Pintucks and Pleats!

This is the latest creation from the patchwork and quilting classes that I have been attending – a cushion made from squares of fabrics that have been manipulated with pin tucks, pleats and bit of origami patchwork! Not a great … Continue reading

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Project Quillow Complete!

I have finally finished my heart quilt and made it into a quillow. This is what it looks like in it’s entirety. And, this is what it looks like all tucked up into a cushion

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