A Love Affair with Half-Square Triangles

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 yearContinue reading “A Love Affair with Half-Square Triangles”

The Holly and The EPP

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 quiltingContinue reading “The Holly and The EPP”

Hexagon Waterfall Sew Along – WEEK FOUR

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″ xContinue reading “Hexagon Waterfall Sew Along – WEEK FOUR”

Hexagon Waterfall Sew Along – WEEK THREE

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 sewContinue reading “Hexagon Waterfall Sew Along – WEEK THREE”

Hexagon Waterfall Sew Along – WEEK TWO

Welcome to the second week of the ‘Hexagon Waterfall’ English paper piecing sew along! It has been wonderful to see everyone’s fabric pulls over on Instagram and I can’t wait to see how each project is going to come together. Hexagon Waterfall Sew Along Dates:  22 October 2018 – 25 November 2018 Duration:  5 weeksContinue reading “Hexagon Waterfall Sew Along – WEEK TWO”

Hexagon Waterfall Sew Along – WEEK ONE

Welcome to the ‘Hexagon Waterfall’ English paper piecing sew along! I’m so pleased you’ll be joining me for the next few weeks and can’t wait to see your projects coming together. If you don’t already have the pattern then it’s not too late to get it and join in. Hexagon Waterfall is available as aContinue reading “Hexagon Waterfall Sew Along – WEEK ONE”

A heart cushion is for life, not just for Valentine’s Day

As it’s February, I thought it called for some sort of heart-themed pattern. And as 6th February commemorated 100 years since (some) women in the UK were given the vote, I wanted to find room for the classic purple and green colours of the Votes for Women campaign. This project includes a few different techniques:Continue reading “A heart cushion is for life, not just for Valentine’s Day”

Christmas Tree Cushion tutorial

A simple but effective Christmas Tree cushion cover, and a great way to practice getting your half-square triangles as accurate as possible. To make this project you will need a selection of Christmas fabrics (I’m using a small selection from the Moda “The Cooke Exchange” collection), something relatively plain for the background and whatever youContinue reading “Christmas Tree Cushion tutorial”