A pillow and a tutorial

Hello! I’m back! Maybe it looked like I’d given up on blogging but I promise I haven’t! Now I can’t wait to get caught up on all those projects that haven’t been blogged (going back to November last year!!). First up I have a pillow that I made for Alison and Sami’s Instagram pillow swap a while […]

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Tiny Toffee Blog Hop

Hello! Welcome! It’s my turn on the Tiny Toffee Blog Hop! I’m really excited to show you what I’ve been working on… but first let me introduce Susi. I feel like Susi and I go waay back. She’s been coming up with brilliant ideas that I can’t resist getting involved in for several years now. […]

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Quilting From Every Angle + Giveaway

Today I’m thrilled to be taking part in Nancy Purvis’ (owensolivia on Instagram) blog tour for her new book, Quilting From Every Angle: 16 geometric designs. The book showcases Nancy’s pared back design aesthetic, with a focus on angled shapes to create modern quilts with graphic impact. Quilting from Every Angle: 16 Geometric Designs By Nancy Purvis Interweave/F+W; http://bit.ly/1jw4098 […]

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Granny Tutorial: Block 41 in the Farmer’s Wife 1930s Sewalong
famers wife

Hello and welcome! Today I’m sharing my method for making Granny, the latest block in Angie @ GnomeAngel’s Farmer’s Wife 1930s Sewalong. I am really thrilled to be sharing a tutorial for this block as it’s perfect for my favourite Foundation Paper Piecing (FPP) technique. I’ve pieced all my other blocks so far but the small pieces and bias […]

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Modern Wedge Workshop with Kathy Doughty
Modern Wedge workshop

This year has been an amazing year for meeting my quilting heroes and taking workshops with them! It started back in January when I took a class on hand quilting with Sarah Fielke. In February there was a trip to Quiltcon and classes with Carolyn Friedlander and Penny Layman. Next month I’m taking the Meadow class with Lizzy House in […]

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Pillow Cover Winner
wooden spoon quilts pillow

Thank you to everyone who entered my pillow cover giveaway, I had so much fun reading your comments! I’ve used a random number generator to help me find the winner… .. And the winner is Karen Likens.   Karen, I don’t have your email address so please leave me a comment with your email address or […]

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Polka Dot Tea fabrics and a pillow cover giveaway!

I love it when I can cross two things from my list with just one project finish, and, hooray, that’s what I’m doing today… A while back Danielle (petitselefants on IG) and Jeannette (goneaussiequilting on IG) from Polka Dot Tea asked me if I’d like to choose a bundle of fabrics from their store. Um, yes […]

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A Tablet Case

If I wasn’t already quilting my way through a book, I would be tempted to make every project in Anna Graham’s book Handmade Style, I love this book! This quick project is my second from the book and I know I’ll be making more. If you have the book you might have noticed that I left the […]

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A visit to the Hamilton Craft and Quilt Show

The Hamilton Craft and Quilt Show is an annual event here in Hamilton and one I look forward to all year. The show runs over four days and combines vendors, exhibitions and workshops. While there weren’t nearly as many vendors this year as there have been in previous years, there was a new vendor from Australia […]

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