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Quilting for Project Linus

I’ve joined a quilt group and I made my first Project Linus quilt top this weekend:   It needs making into a quilt sandwich,¬†quilting and binding so not finished yet. Here are the fabrics close up: Using fabrics from my stash I used half a metre of the rabbit print, the same in white for […]

Morning light

We’ve had wet and windy weather for the past day or so and winter is definitely on it’s way. This photo was taken at 7:15 this morning from our bedroom window and doesn’t give the light full justice: Half an hour later whilst being blown to pieces walking the dog I took this: Now it’s […]

Home at last

Our daughter returned from Australia yesterday. She had a wonderful time but is pleased to be back. She found lots of fabric shops in Sydney & the Blue Mountains and bought me a huge amount of presents: Washing has been done and today she is relaxing before starting 6th form college tomorrow.¬† Jet lag is […]

Scrap hexagons

Despite my lack of blogging I have been using up scrap fabrics. The Accuquilt has proven to be very useful and a hexagon quilt has started to reveal itself: It’ll be a long term project as each hex is 1.5″ across once sewn up. They’re pretty addictive though…

Scrappy Challenge

After reading this magazine I set myself a challenge: (Yes that is the Tumbler quilt underneath but it’s not quite finished yet so let’s move on.) I have a bag overflowing with scrap fabrics. Some from my own projects and others from bags sold as a pick & mix, (I can’t resist a bag of […]


Supposedly we’re in drought but yet it has rarely stopped raining for the past 6 weeks. I’m so glad we live on a hill as the ground is saturated and this area was flooded in 2007. The temperature has also dropped and is predicted to reach freezing tonight.¬† So the woodburner is on (the latest […]

It’s my birthday…

It’s been a quiet day but I’ve been spoilt with lots of lovely gifts: Firstly I got 2 Accuquilt dies and mat from DH and my Step-Mom. Then a bag from a wonderful friend: The outer red fabric is a heavy canvas and the stripped fabric used to be 2 tea towels. It has 3 […]


Welcome to my new home. Due to various technical difficulties with Blogger I decided to move. I’m really behind on posts and have lots of photos to share but first need to write my last post at the old site. Back soon…  

Happy Birthday DH

My gorgeous husband is celebrating his birthday today. We’ve had the day off work, went out for lunch and he has a great new ‘toy’ to play with. His mum got him a great card which I had to share: For Airedale lovers the card can be bought from Marks & Spencers


> DH made some blueberry muffins…. Published with Blogger-droid v1.6.8

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