Big news…

On the 18th March 2021, I became a partner of ‘Not On The High Street’. I’m so excited to share this news with you. I would like to thank each and everyone of you for your support and good wishes along the way. I’m so excited to be taking my little business to the next level. 

You can visit my storefront by visiting https://www.notonthehighstreet.com/creativeblonde

If you like any of the products I sell, I would really appreciate a click on the heart, next to each item 🙂 also If you have friends and family who would be interested, please feel free to pass on the link – small businesses like mine run off publicity and word of mouth.

Personalised Luxury handmade ties

Personalised Luxury handmade ties with a Monogram or small messages – the perfect gift as we start to return to work

Message me regarding colours and patterns you require.


Standard length 57″ (Longer ties can be made if required)

Made in 100% cotton or cotton blend

Personalised Luxury Handmade Ties with a Monogram or small messages – the perfect gift as we start to return to work

Message me regarding colours and patterns you require.

Newborn Gift Sets

Choose from one of my five Personlised Newborn Gift Sets – Essential, Essential special, Premium, Luxury and Natural

Available in the gift sets are, bibs, bandanas, bunting, teething rings, hats and comforter, all personalised with baby’s first name

All items will be wrapped in soft tissue paper, and tied with ribbon – making it a super special gift to receive for any new parent.

Memory Quilts


If you have a toddler, then I’m guessing you have a bag or two or three of their baby clothes… Trapped in bag at the back of the cupboard or up in the loft. Why not let me create a beautiful cosy quilt for them to use everywhere they go… Cuddle times, nap times, car journeys etc. 

To see more of my tutorials or to place an order, you can click on the tabs at the top of the home page. Find me on Instagram www.instagram.co.uk/michelle_creativeblonde and www.facebook.com/creativeblonde66

Thanks for stopping by, stay safe

x Michelle x

Cosy pram quilt…

I would like to wish you all a very happy new year, and share with you my first quilt of 2021

Do you need a cosy pram quilt for your baby/toddler, when going for walks to get your daily exercise?

Here is my free pattern, made using the gorgeous newborn Elephant fabric from Craftcotton, super soft wadding from Vlieseline, all sewn together using Gutermann threads. Don’t have time to sew, place an order here on my website (fabrics subject to availability)

Other items available to purchase in this collection

Follow me here on my blog, and share with friends, you can also find/tag me on Instagram and Facebook with your makes.


‘Do what makes your heart smile’
Happy Sewing

Michelle

Be A Diamond…

 

Welcome to a fun week of ‘Be A Diamond’ Blog Hop hosted by Carol @justletmequilt.

At the bottom of this post, you’ll find a list of all the amazing bloggers taking part…

Thanks for stopping by, I hope you like my quilt, be sure to leave me a comment, they make my day, and why not follow my blog if you like what you see 🙂

Be A Diamond Logo

 

I love how simple shapes, make really interesting patterns, and the diamond is definitely one of these shapes… I don’t think I’ve ever made a ‘tumbling block’ quilt before, so this was a perfect opportunity to give it a go. I also had the perfect Diamond ruler which came free with a recent copy of Quilt Now Magazine

All the fabrics used in this quilt are from Stoffabrics, the ‘teddy’ fabric is super soft and cosy, a perfect fabric for a new born quilt.

Who loves a ‘Y’ seam? cause this pattern is bursting with them

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I guess I cant keep you waiting any longer… here is my ‘Be A Diamond’ Quilt…

 

I really enjoyed quilted one side of each of the illusion boxes

 

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Be sure to head over to Stoffabrics to check out all their fabric collections

‘Do what makes your heart smile’

Check out my Instagram and Facebook page @creativeblonde66

~Michelle~

x creativeblonde x

April 22

Needled Mom

Keepsake Moments

Kathy’s Quilts

Kathy’s Kwilts and More

Color, Creating, and Quilting

April 23

Ms P Designs USA

Vroomans Quilts

Marjorie’s Busy Corner

Melva Loves Scraps

Storied Quilts

Words & Stitches

Clever Chameleon Quilting

Songbird Designs

April 24

MooseStashQuilting

Beaquilter

Vicki’s Crafts and Quilting

Creative Blonde 

Selina Quilts

Bumbleberry Stitches

Two Maker Chicks

Quilts By Joanne

April 25

Patchouli Moon Studio

Elizabeth Coughlin Designs

Hill Valley Quilter

Mageez Room

Websterquilt

High Road Quilter

Seams To Be Sew

April 26

Creatin’ in the Sticks

Cynthia’s Creating Ark

Days Filled With Joy

For The Love Of Geese

Quilt Fabrication

Stitchin At Home

Just Let Me Quilt

44 days til Christmas…

Can you believe it, just 44 days til the big day?! so i thought id share  with you a little Christmas mini wall hanging quilt… let it snow, let it snow, let it snow …

These super cute Christmas fabrics are available from Craft Cotton

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A great little piece of Christmas to hang up as we get ever closer to the big day

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I was chuffed to bits to be asked to make a cot size quilt from the beautiful new Camelot licensed fabrics available from Craft Cotton very soon ‘Winnie the Pooh’ – they are super cute

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I knew straight away i wanted to try out my new sulky transfer pen, and the new pre packs of Vlieseline Stitch ‘n’ tear. The hardest part was choosing which of the adorable Winnie the pooh quotes to use.

I used two strands of Gutermann variegated threads to back stitch the writing. The Winnie the pooh fabric went so beautifully with the craft Cotton Fat Quarter bundle of nursery basics in grey

This quilt measures 30″ x 40″ so its just the right size for a new born’s crib or play mat, ***tutorial coming soon***

In case you missed my last post, I’ve been busy doing a little bit of paper piecing for my October island batik challenge, using the stunning pattern by Nicole –  lillyella stitchery @lillyellasworld. The quote was written by Helen Keller and emphasizes the importance of having a friend by your side. Although it is preferred to walk in the light, solitude and being alone makes this seem undesirable.

Many thanks for reading, have a lovely week ahead, until next time… happy sewing

 I would love to hear from you, please leave me a comment  🙂

Check out my Instagram and Facebook page @creativeblonde66

~Michelle~

x creativeblonde x

Quilt now magazine…

I’m super excited to be in this months issue of Quilt Now Magazine – out today!

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My new born baby quilt with matching bunting tutorial is in print 😊 😍

The beautiful fabrics are from Higgs&higgs, Vilene lush wadding and all stitched together using Gütermann threads

How adorable is the bunny ♥ 🐰 ♥

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Thanks for reading, grab your copy today, and make my lush new born blanket with matching bunting. Perfect for a new nursery

Happy sewing

x creativeblonde x

Just had to Share…

Hi Guys,

I’ve been lucky enough over the past couple of weeks to work with some fabulous fabrics, and thought id share them with you guys.

First up was the gorgeous sweet fabric ‘hello little bunny’ available from Higgs and Higgs,  I chose to work with Grey print collection, and paired it up with some baby pink picot binding, sewn together with Gutermann threads

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I couldn’t resist fussy cutting out the bunnies from the main fabric – too cute

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I used the very lush and cosy wadding from Vilene  – 295. I love how scrumptious this quilt came out, as a result of using this high volume wadding, and it was so easy to work with.

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Once my new born baby quilt was complete, i complimented it with a run of bunting

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To make a new born quilt with bunting, be sure to check out my step by step tutorial in March Issue of Quilt Now Magazine.

Thanks for reading

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I’m also on Instagram at www.instagram.com/creativeblonde66

happy sewing

x creativeblonde x