Monthly Archives: May 2010

It’s coming along

I started with the idea of a sampler quilt and a copy of Celia Eddy’s The Quilter’s Block Bible. The book is strong on ideas but not so good on actually cutting – she gives piece shapes, but doesn’t explain … Continue reading

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A  tote made as a pressie for my fellow MIL.  When I was little, and my father was in the RAF, we moved so much I vowed that when I grew up I would live somewhere forever.  Of course when … Continue reading

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Journal Quilts

New to doing this but thought I would use the idea to expand my repertoire! First Quarter done. Clicking on the pics gives a closer view, so you can boost your ego by seeing my terrible stitching! January Fairly self … Continue reading

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I started weeding in February, in a gap between snowfalls, but as ever, the garden has ‘gotten away’ – the bittercress holds dominion!  Here and there are delights nevertheless. The Florentine Iris never fails to entrance me.  It is demure and yet … Continue reading

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The sampler quilt continues

Mulling over how I am going to put this all together, as I continue to make random sized blocks! Here’s a pineapple!

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Well – I got there!  I took every wrong turn you can take, and got stuck behind every tractor you could get stuck behind!  Goodness me they need to do something about huge lorries and signposting in Bromyard!!  Aware,  as … Continue reading

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Makings – a cushion, a bag, and an ATC

  Inspired by Auntie Em’s Maverick stars – and a need to have something small and handsewn to do at the quilting meets. I used as a border some batik fabric that I have had for years.  I first bought a … Continue reading

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