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Archive for May, 2012

Sneaky sewing….2 kinds of…

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

Firstly, my next Stitch Tease project – a strip for Hadley – which I can only show you snippets of unfortunately. In a year hopefully the finished products of this bee will finally go on show…but until then it’s all hush hush so the quilt tops stay a surprise for the originator/recipient. This was a […]

Zakka Style

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

I’m sure there can’t be any quilters out there who haven’t come across the latest hottest quilt trend. So do you Zakka? If not, what are you waiting for? – the rest of the quilting world seems to be Zakkaing!! In Japanese Zakka means ‘miscellaneous goods or sundries’, but has come to mean a style […]

Giveaway Day! (Now closed)

Monday, May 21st, 2012

Today I’m taking part in the Sew Mama Sew Giveaway Day. Here’s what I’ve made to give to one lucky reader… A Pocket Zip (the pattern is by Atkinson Designs) in Bliss – probably my favourite fabric line EVER! The bag measures about 5″ by 3 1/2″, so it’s small and neat enough to fit […]

Bathing Huts

Sunday, May 20th, 2012

We spent yesterday at Lake Constance right in the north of Switzerland. It’s the nearest thing to the sea that we can manage and although you can see Germany in the distance on the other side it always reminds me of being by the seaside…a little bit at least. We actually managed lunch and a […]

Fat Quarterly Swap Goodies DONE!!!!

Saturday, May 19th, 2012

Aaaaahhhhh. Can you hear my sigh of relief! My notebooks are done and ready to head off to new homes. I’m feeling like I’m really organized!!! (Which I’m not really, but you know how satisfying it is to tick something off the list!!). Unfortunately the lighting here today is so strange that I can’t seem […]