Fabric reformation

It seems very early to start with the Christmas planning but the time flies by so quickly so¬†I thought I would make a start. I also wanted to send a Christmas table runner to my brother and his wife in England and had the opportunity…

Christmas Tree Table Runner




Being more of an improv quilter than following a strict pattern, I am often left with quilts that are an array of sizes. Some are usable and some not so muchūüôā For both my own and anyone reading, I have found this helpful guide from…

Quilt Size Guide


During my recent visit to England I was able to visit¬†The Bramble Patch patchwork, quilting and fabric shop.¬†Located in the village of Weedon, Northamptonshire BNN74QU.¬†Established in 1987 they offer a range of services for the quilter and is worth a visit. They also have a…

My visit to The Bramble Patch UK




I have enjoyed making a number of quilts that have been special gifts for special people. I recently completed two¬†large single bed quilts for my sister and had the joy of delivering them in person to her in England.¬†My sister had asked me to make…

Special People = Special Quilts




I am always so easily seduced by a little charm pack! and I’m fortunate that this time round I did buy two packs, however, after much struggle with layout- just feeling like there wasn’t enough to work with: … and hesitation to cut into these…

Aneela Hoey’s Little Apples Charm Pack




Just a little stroller quilt made using leftover pirate nine patch blocks. Mum was umming and arr-me-heartying with the scraps “will I throw them out? or will I sew it up?”, so to help a mother out I volunteered to sew the bits together and…

Nine Patch Pirate Scraps




I am very pleased to say that this quilt which is made from a Brenda Riddle collection of fabrics called Ambleside¬†for Moda fabrics¬†is completed and about to be handed over to it’s new owner, a little girl of 5 years.¬† It is a good single…

Petite French Star completed




In 2014 I entered this quilt in one of the Brother competitions. The theme was Eco. I called this ‘Every drop of water counts’. My finished quilt is not quite the same as my original idea but it was great to think about my design,…

My competition entry


My current goals are to use up fabric from the cupboard and to not waste scraps. This week I decided that I would use a charm pack that has been sitting in the cupboard for ages- Moda’s Best.Day.Ever and also use up a piece of…

Disappearing Nine Patch




I have a collection of fabrics by Kumiko Sudo called Spring Breeze that I have been waiting for the right occasion to cut into. That time has arrived as a¬†very close friend of mine¬†has recently become a first time ¬†grandmother to a little girl. I…

Spring Breeze