The Happy Quilt

The day has finally arrived for me to show off my finished quilt! Better known as the Double Wrench Mini Block Quilt (phew what a mouth full!), I re-named this little treasure The Happy Quilt. I came about this name while I was quilting it. The thought struck: everything about this quilt just simply makes […]

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Quilting My Guts Out!

Eww…totally gross post title there! I do humbly apologise, but that was the only way I could explain what’s really happening at the moment… You see, I’ve set myself a deadline… This quilt must be finished by this Friday! I’m so over seeing it lying hopelessly unfinished in my sewing room – it deserves to […]

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Two Years Later…

Two years ago, on this very day, I found the guts to start writing a blog. I was nervous, unsure and a little bit scared at the thought of writing and publishing my own quilty work on the internet. But I was looking for a challenge, an expressive medium and a chance to reach out […]

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Spring Embroidering

It’s been a slow week on the sewing front, but I did manage to finally finish my Double Wrench Mini Block Quilt top! Yay! The final measurements are approx.: 118cm x 133cm (46½” x 52½”). I’m currently productively procrastinating (a big juxtaposition if I’ve ever heard one!) from completing a pieced back for the quilt […]

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Here We Go Again…

…And off I go again, making some more mini Double Wrench blocks on this glorious Spring morning! If I didn’t think making 42 mini blocks was enough, I finally made my mind up to add another 14 blocks to the mix; totalling the block count to a grand total of 56! (That’s a whole lotta […]

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Manic for Mini Quilt Blocks!

A few weeks ago, I had a hankering to immerse myself into making some traditional blocks. So I whipped out my 130 Mini Quilt Blocks book by Susan Briscoe and found the Double Wrench block hiding in the Country Classics chapter. Bingo! ‘That’s the one I want to do!’, I whispered to myself. I plan […]

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