My 2018 Sewing Goals

Did you know that 2018 marks my seventh year of blogging?! Seven years! Where has the time gone from when I was a shy 23 year old, tentatively entering the scary waters of online blogging? It seems like a life-time ago! Anyhoo! A new year has started (even though we’re four months in already!! Eek!) […]

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HST Sampler Quilt | BLOCK #4: Friendship Star

PATTERN SHEET: HST Sampler Quilt – BLOCK4 Yay! It’s Friday! (Happy Dance!) Let’s end the week on a high with Block Four in my Quilt Along series – the Friendship Star! I absolutely love this block! I have done since I made this quilt top using this fun little block! I’ve had a few issues with […]

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An Update From My Sewing Room… #4

Woah! Talk about blog neglect! It feels like ages since I last posted! Safe to say, lots of busy things have been happening in this little room of mine and I’ve finally found the time to tell you all about it! +++ First off, I took a day last week to finish one of the […]

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‘Like Diamonds In The Sky’

I’ve been a busy little bunny these past few days. And I can finally present to you a finished quilt top! I like to the think of the star blocks as ‘Like Diamonds In The Sky’… So pretty! Admittedly, the whole thing needs a good press – especially around the edged sashing – but still, it looks […]

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5 Things I’m Loving Right Now!

#ONE {Embroidery} Over the weekend, I managed to squeeze in some time to start a new embroidery project. I can’t remember the last time I had a needlepoint project on the go – I think it may’ve been sometime before Christmas…?? I was inspired to get back to the hoop when I re-watched a video […]

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When life gives you lemons…

…you make a soothingly warm lemony drink powerful enough to banish all unwanted weekend sniffles. Yes, that’s right, all my weekend plans went out the window when I was struck down by one of those pesky not-yet-a-head-cold-but-soon-will-be yucky feelings. So I pumped my body full of some good ole vitamin C, a healthy dose of […]

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Friday Equals Sewing Day!!

Aren’t Fridays wonderful!? They’re like an open window: you look through and see the shinning hope of what the weekend will entail! For me I’m fortunate to have Friday as an extra sewing day. And that’s exactly what’s happening on this crisp autumn afternoon! I’ve been itching for a spare bit of time to crack […]

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TUTORIAL | Friendship Star Block

Over the weekend, I pushed everything I should’ve been doing to one side and concentrated on getting this video out! And now it’s finally here! So enjoy. Enjoy. Enjoy! Happy Sewing Friends!! xx

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I’m in love!

CONFESSION: I’ve fallen head over heels in love with the Friendship Star block. It’s just so pretty! Plus the name of it is just simply sweet and deeply symbolic. I love this block so much that I’ve decided that my next video tutorial will be how to construct this block! *insert party-whistle sounds* In an […]

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The Unexpected Quilt

This past weekend I was invited to demonstrate some quilty techniques and projects at my local Spotlight, in celebration of their National Craft Month. Although the crowd was small, I had a lovely relaxing time sewing, chatting, learning and sewing some more. Among many things, I demonstrated how to cut, piece and join these three […]

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