WIP Wednesday ~ One or two WIPS
gift wrapped pillow wip by wooden spoon quilts

I have so many WIPs on the go at the moment, I’m determined to finish a few of them.  My Pillow Fight Swap pillow has been sitting nearly finished for the last couple of weeks. Last night I knuckled down and finished the quilting, I think I’d been procrastinating because I wasn’t sure about how […]

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Holiday Pillow Swap 2014 ~ WIP
Girt Wrapped quilt block by Wooden Spoon Quilts

Pillows are, almost definitely, my most favourite thing to make. Last year I took part in my first holiday pillow swap, and I loved it.  But I really needed more than one Christmas pillow, so it was an easy decision to sign up for the holiday/winter pillow swap on Flickr again this year. I pulled these fabrics for my partner with a […]

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Baggy Bottom ~ A favourite sewing tip
Sewing tip

My Swedish Bloom quilt has been on hold for the last few weeks. Partly because it’s the school holidays but mainly because I had to do some unpicking and I get quilter’s block when it comes to unpicking. I did my usual lazy technique for sewing the rows together, but this time it didn’t work out! […]

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Weekend sewing
Swedish Bloom Quilt by Wooden Spoon Quilts

My topup fabric order arrived in record time, less than 6 days from the US to NZ. I have no idea how it got here so fast! The timing was perfect as I was down to my last scrap of the Wee Wander print. I added a few extra prints to my order, Far Far Away for backing, […]

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Swedish Bloom ~ still a WIP

  I’ve been working away on my Swedish Bloom blocks this week. I’ve finished the nine flower blocks that the pattern calls for but I’ve decided to upsize the quilt so I’m making another three flowers. This will give me the length I’m after, I haven’t worked out how to increase the width, I’m thinking anything that doesn’t require […]

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Swedish Bloom WIP

I never thought I’d make a bed sized paper pieced quilt. As much as I love the look of paper pieced blocks, they can be so time consuming to make and they always seem to use an excess amount of fabric. But… I am loving making these blocks. Each flower is made up of four identical quadrants, […]

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Starting something new…

I love starting something new, so while I’m supposed to be finishing up a big pile of WIPs, I couldn’t help signing up to The Great Pillow Fight Swap.  A few weeks back I pulled some fabrics for my partner… Then I spent a few weeks thinking about design. I really love the Aerial Grove quilt in Carolyn […]

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