Christmas Caroling Show and Tell Today, we can finally show off our rows that we finished from all the rows in the the row along. I had every intention of making a queen sized quilt, but things happened. I did however make 2 rows, which I turned into table runners. And I love all 2 of them. Row 1 was mine, with the theme: We Wish You a Merry Christmas. Row 2 is Up On A House Top designed by Jen from A Dream and A Stitch. You can find her blog post and pattern here. Bonus! Marian from Seams To Be Sew managed toRead More →

New Pattern Pinstripe Crossing Pinstripe Crossing In July, I started something new. I started a new tester group to help me test out my new patterns, plus was in the process of creating a secret Facebook group just for my testers. One of my testers Richard Eaves, tested Pinstripe Crossing for me (crib size), and I love the end result very much. This pattern was meant to be released round about 9 July 2017. But things went very pear shaped straight after that. I am only now feeling some normality returning to my life, so after I finish of some commitments with some hops andRead 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 →

Fresh Snow Blog Hop Today I have the great pleasure of taking part in another awesome blog hop with Marian Pena from Seams to be Sew. Thank you so much for organizing this event for us, you are a star. The theme for this blog hop is Winter. We could make anything that is associated with winter, a thing or an event or a holiday. We also needed to use something that is not cotton in our projects. Since I live in the Southern Hemisphere, our winter fall over Easter! Easter reminds me of bunnies, chocolates and eggs. In the end I decided on bunnies.Read More →

Quilting Therapy … Is the name of my new and first pattern for 2017. It is a very easy paper pieced pattern, perfect for beginners. The idea came to me one day, as I was commenting to someone about not needing a psychologist, as quilting is my therapy.  It is what I do at the end of every day, after a day at work. Basically every spare minute I have.  What about you, do you find quilting therapeutic? Let me know in the comments below. I would love to hear from you. (Need to work on my quilting photography) The pattern has the capsule template,Read More →

Summer Sensations Camping Today marks the first day of the Summer Sensations Blog Hop hosted by Marian from Seams To Be Sew. I am not sure which fountain she finds all the energy and time from, but I want the GPS location please. So, what do I think of when I think of Summer Sensations, well for me it is camping. I love summer and camping in nature, looking up at the stars and feeling the breeze on my face, listening to the crickets singing their songs. I especially love the thought of summer right now, as I live in the Southern Hemisphere and itRead More →

Tea Coffee and Cake Mug Rug Mum asked me the other day to make something for her friend, that would be traveling across the big ocean to the other side of the world. My mom and her friends had coffee and cake on a weekly basis, so I could not think of anything more appropriate to make. The pattern is the perfect size for a mug rug, or any other project you might like to make with it. I hope you enjoy the pattern, let me know if you would like something else in the same style. Have an awesome day and see you soon.Read More →

Nuts About My Day – with a my pattern free for the duration of the blog hop. Today is finally my day to show off what I planned for the Nuts About Blog Hop.  I was so excited about the idea of nuts about, that I went completely nuts about it … LOL. And I think I really was a bit nuts, as you will see from my project. I had decided to go with applique this time round. And not just some blocks, an entire baby quilt. First I made the duck pond, which quickly expanded into some more fish at the bottom. OnceRead More →

Little sewing machine house In one of the quilting groups Lapkoors, that I am a member of, I offered to design a house in the shape of a sewing machine, for the little house quilt along. There has been a mish mash of styles, from applique to paper piecing, to normal piecing. And every quilter, has added their own personal touch to each block. All the blocks is 6″ excluding seam allowances. This is what I designed. You will notice that the stitching is not quite finished yet, still need to embroider some button holes in the buttons. The buttons is the colored circles. IfRead More →

Christmas is in my heart pattern. Marian from Seams to be Sew, has managed to pull together another fantastic blog hop. This time the theme is Christmas is in my heart. And she really wanted some hearts to appear in any of our crafty projects. I didn’t want to disappoint, here is my Christmas is my heart table topper / place mat. This pattern is free for my day.  I hope you enjoy the pattern. The pattern is appliqued, red and black to symbolize Christmas. And of course, the words Merry Christmas. You can download it here. You can now find the pattern in myRead More →