Guess What ?

Guess What ?

I'm the Featured Blogger in the current edition of Down Under Quilts.  How cool is that? It's a 3 page spread with answers to all sorts of questions about blogging, surrounded by photos of my quilts.  I'm really pleased about the focus on my blogging because I do make an effort to make my blog a friendly place to visit, with nice photos, and things to make you smile, and a bit of inspiration here and there.  Watch out for the magazine in newsagents. The edition is all about Christmas and there are a variety of holiday projects. As a bonus it also comes with a handy 6 inch square ruler.  A big hello and welcome to anyone who has found their way here after reading the article.  I always say one of the best things about blogging is the friends you make. Kelly from Pinkadot Quilts is one of my oldest blogging friends. We found each other about 4 years ago and we've followed each others sewing adventures since then. She surprised me recently with th

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Fabric Fun Times

Fabric Fun Times

A parcel full of these wonderful blocks arrived in my mail box last week. Aren't they pretty?  A little while ago I joined in a Nine-Patch swap organised by Barb of Fun with Barb blog. A huge thanks to Barb for organising such a great swap! She has a really clever way of making these blocks quickly and efficiently, which was handy because in the end there were 50 participants so we ended up having to make 100 blocks each!!  It's really quite a wonderful feeling having a collection of blocks made by 50 different people. Imagine that! If you had all those quilters together in one room it would be quite a party!  I haven't decided how to use the Nine-Patches yet. I'll save them up for when I'm settled in my new sewing room and I have access to a design wall again.  Not long now... Here are the blocks I sent. I used my civil war reproduction fabrics. I don't use them often but I have quite a stash of them. At the moment I have the repro f

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