I want to believe X Files Quilt Geek alert! As you know by now, I am love my Geek, Fandom and Nerdy stuff. So when this gorgeous Quilt and Stitch Along started last year, I just could not resist, it is called the I want to believe X Files Quilt. And I love this quilt so much. I just finished the quilt top and will be hanging out with my other UFO’s will be quilted later. UFO! Whahaha, how ironic. Oh Yes! You want to see what it looks like. Here is my quilt top And some close up photos of the blocks. In thisRead More →

Pillow talk! Just recently I was asked to make a scatter of pillows, for a couple of teenage girls. They specifically wanted some quotes on their pillows, which is all right (at the time). Until I saw how long these quotes were. They took awhile to make, as all the letters were paper pieced. Plus pulling the paper off afterwards was a pain in the backside. Once that was done though, the rest was easy and quick. I lightly quilted the front of the pillow, added a back and then stuffed them. The seams were french seamed to make it easier to close the smallRead More →

Signature Blocks Fantastic Beasts Quilt Along. Whenever I take part in a quilt along, the hosts always ask for a Signature Block. It is in no way compulsory, it is for those who would like to send one to the designer.  And to be honest, the quilt along I have been taking part in, the patterns are always free, so it is a big pleasure to send the designer / host a signature block. So what do the designers to with the signature blocks? Well, you can turn them into a memory quilt. How awesome! That’s why, when I ran my very first quilt alongRead More →

Paper Piecing Vintage update Hey everyone! As mentioned in my crafty updates post. I decided that I would only join one quilt along this year, as I have to many of my own projects that needs finishing up, loads of patterns and quilts on the way… I chose to join in with Jennifer Ofenstein at Sewhooked for her quilt along this year.  And it is called Paper Piecing Vintage. You can also follow Jennifer in her Facebook group. You have got to see some of the awesome blocks being posted there by other PPV quilters. These are the blocks I have made so far. ItRead More →

Dragon Quilt Adventure Hey everyone, In January I mentioned I was working on the Dragons, and I am finally finished. And my brother has received his dragon quilt, bonus he is very happy with it. Here is a picture of all the dragons separately. I just love all these dragons, they were such fun to sew. They are all 12″ patterns and paper pieced. Here is the finished quilt, just before I gave it to my brother, the photo obviously needs lots of improvement. I did some pebbling on the dragon’s skin, and straight line stitching. The background is a small meander. I used marbleRead More →

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