Creepy Crawly Halloween Haunts. Thank you Marian from Seams to be Sew for organizing this blog hop, it has been super fun so far. Finally! I can show my Halloween Haunts project. And here she is. (My quilt photo skills are not quite there yet. ) I was so excited when I signed on for the Halloween Haunts blog hop, that the only plan of action was to start from the beginning. Design my own patterns. Yes, I had loads of fun with the project, this was my first time designing applique patterns, and my first Halloween quilt. You see, in South Africa, it isRead More →

Sneak peek… and two days to go before the Halloween Haunts Blog Hop starts. I am so excited about the blog starting this Friday, that I just have to show you a sneak peak of my project. There is twelve 10 x 10 inch blocks and one 20 x 20 inch block that makes up this wall hanging. You will need to visit me again on 20 October to see the front of the quilt, and all “13” patterns are available for download in pdf format for free during the blog hop. I will reveal on my Talk To Me Tuesday video, the whole quiltRead More →

The Halloween Haunts countdown has started, 8 more days to go. I have added the schedule with participants below. And the prize that will be given away to one lucky visitor. There is 49 crafty people creating wonderful things for everyone to enjoy. Here is the full schedule for Halloween Haunts: On each day below, those blogs will post their items for your enjoyment. I can’t wait to see what everyone has been up to. Featured Haunts on Friday, October 16 A Stitch In Time Marjorie’s Busy Corner Ravelly Words In Stitches Quilted Delights Featured Haunts On Monday October 19 Charm About You Quilting AffectionRead More →

**Update! Haunted Halloween Update !** My project for the Haunted Halloween Blog Hop is nearly finished. These are some of the colors I am using in the project. The finished item will be a wall-hanging and will measure +- a yard / meter both ways. You don’t have to use it as a wall hanging, it can be a table topper, depending on how you decide to put it together. 13 Patterns in total and will all be downloadable for free for the duration of the blog hop. The Blog Hop starts 16 October and ends 29 October, and there will be about 47 bloggersRead More →

Severus Snape Click on the picture to download the pattern. Designed and tested by Vanda Chittenden 20 x 20 inch paper pieced with applique This pattern was inspired by Snape and his love for Lily. “But this is touching, Severus,” said Dumbledore seriously. “Have you grown to care for the boy, after all?” “For him?” shouted Snape. “Expecto Patronum!” From the tip of his wand burst the silver doe. She landed on the office floor, bounded once across the office, and soared out of the window. Dumbledore watched her fly away, and as her silvery glow faded he turned back to Snape, and his eyesRead More →

POD Quilt a long 2015 It is with great excitement that the new Project of doom Quilt a long (POD Quilt a long 2015) for 2015 was announced late last year. The super vibe that swept through the Facebook Group Project of Doom, (click on the name or here to go through and find out about this fantastic quilting project) was and still is awesome. The POD is based on the Harry Potter Movies. Yes it is still very popular. On 7 January 2015 we received our first pattern Week 1 on the Fandom of Stitches Website. Once a week every Wednesday we will getRead More →