MINI BLOCK QAL | Block #9: Octagon Rosette

PATTERN SHEET: MiniBlockQAL – BLOCK9 It’s the last one, my friends. The very last block in this QAL! 😭 For our final block, we’re flexing our English Paper Piecing skills and taking a dabble in making octagons! (Something I’ve never done before!) Our sweet little 1″ octagons are then hand sewn into a circle, or rosette […]

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A Crazy Craving for Applique!

Ever since mid-semester break begun early last week, a strange and very exciting urge (or craving) came over me to get my hands moving and get stuck into some hand-sewn applique! It’s literally been an age since I last did any hand applique. I’ve done little bits here and there when sewing on quilt labels […]

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So Many Side Projects!

This is how my sewing list works… I have a main project/quilt on the go at all times – currently it’s my Friendship Star Quilt, which is in a state of half-started quiltiness! Then I have lots of other little side projects sprouting out from my sewing room, (usually lying on a coffee table or […]

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A Diamond Jubilee Celebration fit for a Queen!

If you’ve been living under a rock, in a cave, under the bed or are just plain ignorant, you may have been unaware that this weekend was the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. The hype about this event has been building up for months and the UK has been dressing up the London city streets with an […]

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About: Everything & Inbetween

So much has happened since my last blog date with you all – I left my job, started a new one, said goodbye to old friends and hello to the new, finished one quilt, started another AND lived the rest of my life in-between! I’ll admit it’s hard to find the guts to leave something […]

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