I Wish You A Merry Quilt Along Block One Plus Prizes Hi everyone, Welcome to Week 1 Block 1 of the Quilt Along. It has been so much fun designing for this quilt along and who doesn’t love Christmas. Without further ado, here is block 1. A snowflake, I just could not resist making a snowflake. You see where I live in South Africa our Christmas falls in summer. And I would absolutely love to see a snow white Christmas. For the snowflake I decided to design an applique pattern. It is super simple and easy to make. You can download the pattern here. PlusRead More →

Liebster Award Thank you! A very big thank you goes out to Kathleen McCormick from kathleenmcmusing. For choosing me for the Liebster Award. I first met Kathleen with the New Quilt Bloggers 2017 group, while we all work together learning new blogging skills. Please visit Kathleen’s blog and see the wonderful projects she has been working on, including quilting & knitting. My favorite blog Wow! My favorite blog right from the very beginning of my quilting life is Fandom in Stitches, Why? Here is why. I release my geek very late in life. This is when I discovered Fandom in Stitches and it satisfied everythingRead More →

Startup Library Quilting Last week I was given the absolutely fantastic opportunity to gain access to Christa Watson’s new class on Craftsy called Startup Library: Quilting. Plus she gave me a coupon code to give all of you for 50% off the class price. If you are looking at learning to Quilt or am a beginner at quilting and looking to learn more skills, this is the class for you. I was very impressed at the comprehensive list of subjects Christa covered in this 6 hour long class. The class is broken up in 14 lessons, than can be paused, slowed down or sped up.Read More →

I wish you a Merry Christmas Quilt Along Hi everyone, Here is my introductory post for the first of many events coming up in the next 5 months. I am so excited to share this Quilt Along with you, because this quilt is going to be finished BEFORE Christmas. The Quilt Along starts August 1st. Every other Tuesday, a new FREE 12″ quilt block pattern and tutorial will be released. If you complete the block before the next pattern release, then you will be entered to win some AMAZING prizes! There are bi-weekly prizes and a mega grand prize too! Join the I Wish YouRead More →

A quick and easy block. Today I share a finished block of Majestic Lions. This block is a free pattern on Fandom in Stitches. Jennifer Ofenstein posted for help, asking for sewn blocks of the Broadway Lion for a quilt she is making for a young man moving into his own apartment. I was more than happy to help, the block is very quick and easy to make. And I had fun making him. Mine went of in the post this morning and hopefully will reach her in about 2 weeks. What else have been up to? I finished off a commissioned quilt for aRead More →

TTMT 67 Packages, UFOs & Other peoples UFOs Hi everyone, Today’s video contains mostly UFO’s and a work in progress of the Pink Geometric quilt. It is busy being quilted right now. And a tiny peak of my new extension table. More on that next week. What I also wanted to say in my video, is that I wish I could meet all of you in person. It is definitely on my bucket list for the future. Looking for the Geometric Quilt Pattern? Here is some links; Etsy or Craftsy: Or if you would like to follow or would like to join our group ofRead More →

The new pattern is now ready! Modern Geometric Kaleidoscope Quilt. There are so many modern quilts out there that I love so much and it inspired me to design one of my own. Plus I love the look of geometric quilts, they look so crisp and clean. And so Modern Geometric Kaleidoscope Quilt is now all finished. This is an easy paper pieced pattern, that went together super fast, the quilting actually a lot longer to do than it took me to make the quilt top. For my quilt I decided on varying shades of orange and a white background. I just love the cheerfulnessRead More →

Welcome to week 2 of the New Quilt Bloggers 2017. I first read about the New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop last year and thoroughly enjoyed reading everyone’s posts. So when the sign ups started for this year, 2017 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop, I jumped at the chance and signed up. Thankfully the hosts accepted me into their group. And what an awesome group of people they are. All of the participating bloggers is invited into a sharing platform called Slack. Where everyone is divided up into our own blogging platform groups. And divided further into smaller critique groups. My Hive is called, the BetterRead More →

#2017NQB Hi everyone, Today is the start of 2017 New Quilt Bloggers Week 1 blog hop. I am part of the Better Bloggers Hive, below is our blog button. Next week is my turn to talk about my experiences. But for now there are some brilliant Quilt Bloggers posting today, go and check them out and give them a little love. To make it even better, there are loads of prizes that is being given away over the 4 weeks of the blog hop. So go and enter to win some fantastic goodies. Here is a list of awesome bloggers to visit today; Jess @Read More →

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 →