MINI BLOCK QAL | Finishing Touches

VERSION #1 PATTERN SHEET: MiniBlockQAL – FinalLayout VERSION #2 PATTERN SHEET: MiniBlockQALFinish V2 It’s been a long time coming, I know, but the very last tutorial in my Mini Block Sampler Quilt Along is here! Finally!! It’s been a long old road with this one but I couldn’t be happier with how everything has come […]

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A Block Review // Mini Dollhouse

The other day, I was looking for a challenge… A block, that I’ve never before constructed, was a bit cutesy in design and was a possible candidate for a future block tutorial. So when a challenge is needed, I go straight for my trusty, most favouritist, well spoken about quilting book – 130 Mini Quilt […]

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TUTORIAL: Mini Snail Trail Block!

Now, I’m pretty sure I’ve shared with you just how much I love making mini sized versions of quilt blocks before… My Happy Quilt & Golden Trail Mini may jog your memory! And so today I want to take another opportunity to discuss and teach you how to make this one: the Snail Trail Block! If you’re […]

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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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‘Golden Trail’ Eye Candy!

My Golden Trail mini quilt is that next step closer to be completed. All I need to do now is sew on the back: a hanging sleeve and label to be Show ready! Happy Sewing Friends! xx  

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Excuse Me, My Quilt Nerd Is Showing!

I tell ya, there’s nothing like receiving Quilt Show entry forms in the mail to get you back into the swing of quilting again! After a lull of about three weeks or so of near to no sewing or quilting, it was a wonderful feeling to get back on the machine. I admit that over […]

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WIP Weekly Update | #3

Okay. Confession time. I haven’t done as much as I had hoped for this past week on the Rail Fence Quilt. I did do a few more lines of quilting here and there over the days but not to the point where it’s worthy for a WIP photo opportunity… In the moments after I finished […]

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Christmas Crafts & Itchy Fingers

Last Thursday eve I helped host a Christmas Craft Evening at my local Spotlight store. Together with staff and customers we had a very festive evening full of Christmas crafts, sweet treats and some lovely lady chats. Here’s what we made! The Christmas felt bunting along with the embroidered/sequinned homespun ornaments were the biggest hits […]

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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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