Patchwork & Quilting

Star Sampler Quilt | Quilt Top Construction

PATTERN SHEET: Star Sampler Quilt QUILT TOP Sorry it’s been a while a since I last checked in on my Star Sampler Quilt Along! Things have been crazy over on this side of the computer monitor. Work. Family. Sickness. Winter. The list goes on and on! But hooray! After many weeks of coming and going with… Continue reading Star Sampler Quilt | Quilt Top Construction

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May 20th: Simple Cross Quilt Progress!

Current obsession: making as many Simple Cross blocks as I can in one day! Today’s record is five in one afternoon! Woo! This has become quite an unexpected Work-In-Progress that I’m thoroughly enjoying! I love rummaging through my basket of solid fabrics and choosing the next bright colour to work with and then matching it… Continue reading May 20th: Simple Cross Quilt Progress!

Crafts · Patchwork & Quilting · Sewing

HST Sampler Quilt | Sashing & Borders

PATTERN SHEET: HST Sampler Quilt – Sashing & Borders Happy Friday, Friends!! Today I’m so happy to be finally uploading the next step in my HST Sampler Quilt Along! Yay! Now that all nine blocks have been made, it’s time to sash them together and then add a border around each of the edges to complete… Continue reading HST Sampler Quilt | Sashing & Borders

Crafts · Embroidery · Patchwork & Quilting · Sewing

An Update from my Sewing Room…

Today, I thought I’d take some time out and write up a bit of an ‘old school’ type post.. One where I share with you all of the going-ons that have been happening in and around my sewing room! Just like the good ol’ days!! First up, I’ve been spending my down time making this quilt… Continue reading An Update from my Sewing Room…

Crafts · Patchwork & Quilting · Sewing

‘Quilt-Along-With-Me!’ Part Two: Sashing & Quilt Top Finish

GET THE PATTERN: QuiltAlongWithMe – Part Two Good Afternoon! Welcome to Part Two in my ‘Quilt-Along-With-Me’ series! Now that all of our giant Father’s Choice blocks have been pieced, it’s time to sash them together and finish the quilt top with a basic border edge! Hooray!! In the following video, I walk you through the way that… Continue reading ‘Quilt-Along-With-Me!’ Part Two: Sashing & Quilt Top Finish

Patchwork & Quilting

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… Continue reading Spring Embroidering

Patchwork & Quilting

A Modern Approach

This week I’ve been getting stuck into the Gumnut Babies Quilt – playing and experimenting with a modern Log Cabin block design. The quilt top is now finished – yay! – ready to be basted and quilted. I purposely made the quilt top look patchy especially with the grey block fabric as I wanted to really… Continue reading A Modern Approach