TUTORIAL: Broken Dishes Block

Hello! Here’s a great little block for all of you beginners out there! The Broken Dishes block is a classic traditional block made up entirely of HSTs*. Its design aesthetics are endless and it is insanely quick to make! So if you’re looking for an easy block design that is the next step up from […]

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A Beautiful Baby Quilt…

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been busy cutting, piecing and quilting this beautiful little quilt for my future niece, due next month. For this quilt, I wanted to merge traditional with modern by using this Bear Paw Block as the central design while featuring fresh colours and modern quilting lines. I also have to […]

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TUTORIAL: The Maple Leaf Block

Adding to my stash of quilt block tutorials is this one: The Maple Leaf Block! I thought it would be fit to dedicate this particular block to all of my friends (that’s you!) who live in the Northern Hemisphere who are welcoming the coming months of fall/autumn! I hope you enjoy the cooler months! #totesjealous […]

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So Here’s What’s Been Happening…

I feel as though I’ve been a little mysterious of late… Lots of big changes and ideas have been happening on this side of the monitor and I feel as though I need to write them all down, just so I can get my head to process it all! So, shall we start? (I have […]

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TUTORIAL | Mini Double Wrench Block

This is the third tutorial I’ve posted in row here on my blog – it’s as though I do nothing else! Anywho – requests came through for me to demonstrate this block after the quilt I made this block with received a prized ribbon at the Sydney Royal Easter Show in April! This particular block comes from […]

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TUTORIAL | 7 Basic Embroidery Stitches

I’ve had quite a few request to make this video over the last few months, so I thought I’d finally get my act together and do it for you! The stitches I cover include: Back Stitch Split Stitch Stem Stitch Chain Stitch Blanket Stitch Satin Stitch French Knot It’s quite a quick and very visually jammed-packed kinda […]

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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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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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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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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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