Island Batik May Blog Hop, plus Giveaway…

Welcome along to the May blog hop, this month we get to use our ‘surprise’ fabrics, they are new fabrics from the Winter 2019 collections. I received ‘Northern Lights designed by Kathy Brett Engle for Island Batik. –> See the full collection here <– Be sure to check out all the Island Batik Ambassadors to… Continue reading Island Batik May Blog Hop, plus Giveaway…

Makoti Quilt-along block 3

Welcome along to the Makoti Quilt Along, today is the release of block 3. I’m thrilled to have you sewing along with me, feel free to ask questions and leave comments. Show your progress on Instagram and Facebook, be sure to tag me and use the hashtag #makotiquiltalong, not only are quilt-alongs are a great… Continue reading Makoti Quilt-along block 3

Borders and Binding challenge…

Welcome to April’s Island Batik challenge – Creative Borders and Binding… I completed this challenge just in time (she checks her watch, yep with hours to spare), we have certainly all found ourselves in different and sometime difficult times over the last few months, but we are all a little bit closer to getting back… Continue reading Borders and Binding challenge…

Makoti Quilt Along… block 2

Welcome along to the Makoti Quilt Along, today is the release of block 2. I’m thrilled to have you sewing along with me, feel free to ask questions and leave comments. Show your progress on Instagram and Facebook, be sure to tag me and use the hashtag #makotiquiltalong, not only are quilt-alongs are a great… Continue reading Makoti Quilt Along… block 2

Block 11 – Flutter #quiltandshine…

Hello, thanks for stopping by to read my blog, today I’m sharing with you Block 11 of the #quiltandhsine quilt along, hosted by myself and Dawn from Honeybee cloths. How is everyone doing?  if your anything like me, you’re happy to have unlimited minutes on your phone. I know I have a house full of… Continue reading Block 11 – Flutter #quiltandshine…

Makoti Quilt Along… block 1

Welcome along to the Makoti Quilt Along, I’m thrilled to have you sewing along with me, feel free to ask questions and leave comments. Show your progress on Instagram and Facebook, be sure to tag me and use the hashtag #makotiquiltalong, not only are quilt-alongs are a great way to make a gorgeous quilt, but… Continue reading Makoti Quilt Along… block 1

Makoti Quilt Along…

I’m super excited to be hosting a new quilt along, using the brand new fabric collection designed by Stuart Hillard called ‘Makoti’ for the Craftcotton Company. The colours and patterns are really bold and bright. The first block will be released on Friday 10th April, with each new block being released every two weeks. This… Continue reading Makoti Quilt Along…

Island Batik One Die Wonder challenge…

Hey, I really hope this post finds you safe and well… March’s Island Batik challenge was called ‘One Die Wonder’, and was all about using the truly awesome AccuQuilt Ultimate cutting machine and one die from our first Ambassador box to make a quilt 45″ x 60″ or larger. I’m been bursting to using the… Continue reading Island Batik One Die Wonder challenge…

Stay home, stay safe and keep your mind active with a new hobby…

Wow what a time we are living in at the minute, it all just feels so surreal… As someone who has suffered anxiety and depression in my past, and still continues to , I find myself in peaks and troughs, but this is a real struggle… its the daily worry, reading/listening to the news that… Continue reading Stay home, stay safe and keep your mind active with a new hobby…

Quilt and Shine – Block 10

Welcome to Block 10 of #quiltandshine Quilt-along… Block 10 – Friendship We all need friends in our lives, to let us shine. Take time to reach out to your friends and family and talk…  Be the reason someone has a smile on their face today…. #bekind Block 10 is ready for you to download at… Continue reading Quilt and Shine – Block 10