Another month, another Aurifil Artisan challenge. I’m really enjoying being pushed to try different techniques and projects; it’s a fun way to push my sewing boundaries a little bit. Surprisingly this was the first time I have ever done a whole cloth quilt project. A whole cloth quilt is basically a quilt or quilted projectContinue reading “Aurifil Artisan Challenge #3 | Wholecloth Quilt Project”
If you get my newsletters (you can sign up here in your don’t) then you’ll know that my Everlasting Star Quilting Along, which was due to start in March, is coming soon! This is just a little teaser to give you some peeks at the pattern, how to follow along with the quilt along andContinue reading “The Autumn-Winter Everlasting Star Quilt Along”
I love this notebook because it perfectly sums-up how I feel at times… When you run your own business, not only are there just too many things to do but there are often too many ideas to use as well. Ideas are brilliant and they are the things that keep my creative business going andContinue reading “When is too many ideas a bad thing?”
The first quilt pattern I ever released (back in July 2018) was Rainbow Lattice; it is available to buy in my pattern shop. I was relatively new to pattern designing and more importantly, for the point of my story, pattern naming. Since then I’ve realised how colour-blind colour-blinkered people can be with quilt designs. IContinue reading “Seeing past the rainbow | A pattern focus on Rainbow Lattice”
It’s time for another Aurifil Artisan challenge. Each month the challenges have a different theme and it’s a great chance to play around with techniques and thread weights you don’t always use. The theme for August was “cross stitch and embroidery”. I have done quite a few cross stitch projects over the last couple ofContinue reading “Aurifil Artisan Challenge #2 | Cross Stitch”
Do you get hand quilting anxiety like I used to? Are you trying to channel the Amish and achieve 10 stitches per inch?! Have you thrown in the towel (needle!) and concluded that hand quilting “just isn’t for you”? Read on for my thoughts, theories and a simple tip… OK, so I used to hateContinue reading “A Helping Hand for Hand Quilting”
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