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A new found like: Pattern testing

So this week was “a little bit of this and that”. Firstly, I enjoyed Pattern testing a gorgeous new pattern launched today over at http://www.littlemoodesigns.etsy.com for a children’s Messenger bag.  It is large enough to fit all their “necessary items” in, … Continue reading

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A little girl’s dream

It has been a busy weekend for our family, but I certainly filled my daughter’s heart with joy today. As usual I needed to go to the fabric store, this was essential as the 40% off voucher finished today !! … Continue reading

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Hand piecing a soccer ball pin cushion

A fews weeks ago I entered a Pageant !!  No, not for myself but for PIN CUSHIONS !  Yes, it is a bit of fun amongst a group of fabulous handmaidens after seeing elaborate pin cushions popping up in Pinterest … Continue reading

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“Floral Delights”

Well,  in amongst the Quilt orders I have been doing, I have created a stunning Single bed Quilt.  My brief was to create a quilt and pillowcase for a girls bedroom.  YAY!! it is finished !! This Adorable Quilt named “FLORAL DELIGHTS”  has … Continue reading

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Double Colour Binding Tutorial

My first Tutorial is on Double Colour Binding. I love the effect the two colours have on my Quilts at the moment.  A SPLASH of COLOUR and an extra touch of design !! Look how the two colours highlight the … Continue reading

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Basting with a Smile

This weekend has been extremely crazy, but amidst the chaos I have been able to baste a Panel Quilt that has certainly made me smile.   These Basting Pins (curved safety pins) are certainly helpfully tools.   They hold the … Continue reading

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