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…

Mystery QAL, plus a chance to win some Vlieseline Wool Mix Batting…

  This quarter I joined the #mystery_qal hosted by Tracy @itsatsweetsday. The mystery is seeing what everyone will create using one chosen piece of fabric, which can be incorporated with other fabrics… This quarters fabric was this adorable mouse fabric available @lewisandirenefabrics I paired it up with this beautiful pink solid available @stoffabrics and the… Continue reading Mystery QAL, plus a chance to win some Vlieseline Wool Mix Batting…

Read all about how I came to love quilting, in this month BP&Q mag…

I was so excited when Helen from the British Patchwork and Quilting magazine approached me about writing an article for one of their regular features in the magazine called ‘First and Last’. The Issue is out today, the article tells you a little about me and how I came to find quilting and fell in… Continue reading Read all about how I came to love quilting, in this month BP&Q mag…

Cottage Garden Storage Boxes…

Follow my tutorials below, on how to make your very own ‘Cottage Garden Storage Boxes’ These stunning fabrics are designed by Debbie Shore and available from  ‘Craft Cotton’ and Hobbycraft. I chose four of my favourite prints from the collection, to make 3 different sized storage boxes, and teamed them up with some Gutermann thread   cottage… Continue reading Cottage Garden Storage Boxes…

My tilda bumblebee table runner…

Bumblebee Tilda Fabric – Table runner tutorial Follow the tutorial here What you will need:   •       Tilda bumblebee Fat quarter bundle from poppies & polka dots         http://www.poppiesandpolkadots.co.uk/product/tilda-bumblebee-10-fat-quarter-bundle-10-discount/ •       1 metre of Kona cotton solids – snow white from poppies & polka dots    http://www.poppiesandpolkadots.co.uk/product/kona-cotton-solids-snow/ •       Wadding measuring 48”x12” •       1” paper hexies x 42… Continue reading My tilda bumblebee table runner…

Tilda table runner, with matching tablemats…

The beautiful bumblebee Tilda fabric, is lovely to work with, here is my step by step tutorial on how I created a table runner with matching placemats. Tilda bumblebee fabric – Placemat tutorial…   The gorgeous fabric… Purchase your tilda bumblebee fabric from poppies and polka dots. They sell a beautiful fat quarter bundle of… Continue reading Tilda table runner, with matching tablemats…