Final Sewing For The Year

Fairy Tale Castle pattern

The final task I needed to tick off my sewing list this year was my Disney Quilt Swap mini. My partner didn’t provide loads of information to go on, other than that she’s obsessed with Disney and visits Disneyland every year for Valentines Day. Once I got over the stress/pressure of trying to work out […]

A New Feather For My Writing Cap

Craftsy blog author

Way back when I first started mummy blogging, over 5 years ago now, I never foresaw myself ending up on the path I am now. Loving Blogging (capital B to indicate the whole thing, not just writing), loving writing, and loving writing about quilting! But here I am. Blogging regularly, writing for a magazine, and […]

Reflections on #Illridewithyou

Normally, you would be here for Sew Cute Tuesday. But I spent all day glued to the news, watching the news from Sydney siege unfold. This morning, I woke up to the devastating news that two hostages have died, and the hostage-taker himself too. I am heartbroken for the families of all involved, and nervous […]

Sew Cute Tuesday

Sew Cute Tuesday

Thank you so much for sharing in my Christmas joy and excitement last week! Seeing all your Christmas projects made me so happy! And thanks also for your great response to my mini Christmas stockings tutorial! A week later and the newest addition is still my daughter’s favourite thing on the tree – considering she’s […]

A Pretty Camper Quilt Block

Camper quilt block

Three months ago, I was sent my bee block pattern for Jane for her month as Wombat Stew queen… And I finished it on Friday. Um, oops?! I detest being late for anything, especially this late! But I finally did it, and of course it didn’t take that long, and it was so much fun […]

Purplelicious AGF

Art Gallery Fabrics blenders

A couple of weeks ago, I needed to buy some more Horizon by Kate Spain to use for Aurora blocks. It coincided with a Shabby Fabrics sales, and as I had been eying off their Violet Elements bundle, I decided it was the perfect time to stock up! I also popped some Dreamin’ Vintage into […]

Pattern Showcase: Paper Pieced Feathers

Free paper piecing pattern

There is nothing a pattern designer loves more than seeing people actually using your patterns!! I was tagged the other week in Sheila’s stunning feather mini quilt that she made using my free paper pieced feather pattern and tutorial… Isn’t it stunning?! Those saturated colours with the pops of aqua and the wavy quilting as […]

Mini Christmas Stockings Tutorial

Mini Christmas stockings tutorial

This was the first year that both kids have really gotten into decorating the Christmas tree. It was an absolute joy to see them excitedly pull out each decoration from the box and loudly discuss what it was or who had made it or who was in the picture… before piling them all onto the […]

Sew Cute Tuesday – Christmas

Sew Cute Tuesday

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – Christmas!! I just love Christmas. The atmosphere, the lights, the colours, the joy, the celebration of Jesus’ birthday with family and friends, and teaching my kids about the true meaning of Christmas… I just love it all! Our tree went up Sunday night, the Advent calendar […]

Japanese Colour Club 2015 – Subscriptions Open

Japanese Colour Club

This year has been a fun year of Japanese fabric bundles for the Japanese Colour Club! Each month, I’ve been selecting, cutting and sending fat quarter and fat eighth bundles of 6 delicious Japanese prints around the world. As you can see, they’re mostly a mixture of blenders with the occasional more colourful print! And […]