I love to save fabric scraps...perhaps too much if I'm honest! And if I'm being very honest my saved scraps mostly stay in the box unused. So I love that when you trim the Rainbow Lattice Quilt down to the final size, you end up with some very useful off-cuts. There's a good number of … Continue reading Rainbow Lattice | Scrappy off-cut cushion
Keep reading to find out more details about our QAL prize sponsors. Each week has a fabulous prize for anyone taking part and using #rainbowlatticeqal If you haven't joined the quilt along yet, this is your chance to make a modern, beginner friendly patchwork quilt pattern with lots of other fellow quilters. Sign up for the quilt along HERE … Continue reading Rainbow Lattice Quilt Along | THE PRIZES!
Introducing the Rainbow Lattice Quilt Along... A chance to make this modern, beginner friendly patchwork quilt pattern from Coffee Rings Studio with lots of other fellow quilters #rainbowlatticeqal This is a great chance to make a quilt ready for the festive season, as a beautiful handmade gift or just for the fun of sewing a new … Continue reading Rainbow Lattice Quilt Along
Cards on the table...I sew and work from my dining room table. I would love to have my own sewing room but we simply don't have space on our house for one. I used to have the box bedroom as a sewing space but it was too dark and small; then hubby started working from … Continue reading Top 4 tips for creating an invisible sewing space
I like to take as much pride in the back of a sewing project as the front; whether that's a totally hidden back like the "wrong" side of an EPP project or quilt and cushion backs. I know you don't look at them very often and they probably won't be as fabulous as the fronts but … Continue reading Cushions Got Back | how to add love to the “wrong” side of handmade cushions
If you follow me over on Instagram you'll know that I'm a huge fan of half-square triangles (HSTs for short) and have recently been looking at all the different layouts you can create. So are HSTs the most versatile quilt block? I think they are but read on to see if you agree... There are lots … Continue reading Half square triangles: the most versatile quilt block?
It's that time of year again when love is in the air and as many of you who follow me on Instagram will know, I am in love with half-square triangles; the way they look, their versatility, cutting them, sewing them, trimming them...everything! So it only seemed fitting that my heart-themed project for this year … Continue reading A Love Affair with Half-Square Triangles
A quick winter (dare I say Christmas!?) English paper piecing cushion project. The pattern is a holly EPP motif appliquéd onto a cushion. There are lots of different options with this style of EPP project; you can choose between machine or hand appliqué, machine or hand quilting (or both), all over quilting or just quilting … Continue reading The Holly and The EPP
Welcome to the fourth week of the 'Hexagon Waterfall' English paper piecing sew along! Some projects are really starting to take shape now which is brilliant to see. This week we are adding the background hexies to finish the panel. Hexagon Waterfall Sew Along Duration: Week 4 (of 5) Project Size: Small wall hanging – 18" x … Continue reading Hexagon Waterfall Sew Along – WEEK FOUR
Welcome to the third week of the 'Hexagon Waterfall' English paper piecing sew along! I've really enjoyed seeing everyone's prepped hexies over on Instagram and I'm excited to see the sewing stage. Hexagon Waterfall Sew Along Duration: Week 3 (of 5) Project Size: Small wall hanging – 18" x 15" You can sign up for the sew … Continue reading Hexagon Waterfall Sew Along – WEEK THREE