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Stitch Tease 2

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

I won the battle with the Bernina. Although I did have to change the top thread before I went completely mental. The machine clearly didn’t like the thread I was trying to use for quilting – a very old Madeira rayon thread which I’ve used before and got away with and which I’m still determined […]

There’s always a silver lining……

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

This week has been a bit grim. I’ve basically been in bed feeling lousy and battling bronchitis – that was a new one on me and it rather knocked me for six. To those of you who suffer regularly, or even occasionally with bronchitis, my condolences – it’s really not a nice experience. Anyway this […]

February bee blocks

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Today I had a lovely relaxing time making these great big kiss blocks for Pippa for Sew Euro-bee an…. Fun to make, quick and easy…just the sort of bee blocks I like! If you’re interested there’s a great tutorial here. There’s nothing quite like a little gentle sewing on a Sunday afternoon to set me […]

Utterly hopeless

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

I hereby present the sum total of my creative efforts this week… …the toe of one sock… (But at least I got that far without running out of yarn!). To be fair, these are great socks. The yarn is perfect,it’s Kells Sport Merino courtesy of the Three Irish Girls and is unforgettably named ‘If it […]

First Finish of 2013

Saturday, February 9th, 2013

I had a bit of a nose to the grindstone day yesterday. I was so determined to get the Siblings Together quilt finished that after a frankly quite horrible run in a blizzard and thick snow yesterday morning I put the radio on and basted and quilted like a mad woman. I finally got the […]