I Wish You A Merry QAL Block Four Plus Prizes Before I get to block 4! Did you know, besides the prizes you can win each week, there is also a big prize for everyone who posts a finished quilt at the end. Here are some of the sponsors for the BIG prize that you can win at the end of the quilt along. And now for block 4. This block is designed by Jennifer Fulton from The Inquiring Quilter (click this link for the pattern download page). It is a Christmas Memories block. Fabric selection for this block. I chose my shiniest fabric IRead More →

I Wish You A Merry QAL Block Three Plus Prizes There really has been some awesome Christmas Tree Farm Blocks in the Facebook group these past 2 weeks. And I love them all. Before I get to block 3! Did you know, besides the prizes you can win each week, there is also a big prize for everyone who posts a finished quilt at the end. Here are some of the sponsors for the BIG prize that you can win at the end of the quilt along. And now for block 3. This block is designed by Laura Piland from Slice of Pie Quilts (clickRead More →

I Wish You A Merry QAL Block 2 Plus Prizes Wow! I was completely blown away by everyone’s Snowflakes these past 2 weeks. And I am so glad that some of you are quilting as you go with me. Super awesome. Before I get to block 2, did you know! Beside the prizes you can win each week, there is also a big prize for everyone who posts a finished quilt at the end. Here are some of the sponsors for the BIG prize that you can win at the end of the quilt along. And now for block 2. This block is designed byRead More →

Back To School Blog Hop Introduction Post So what is next in the calendar of big events? We will be going back to school…. wait what?! Yes! We are going back to basics with sewing and quilting tips and tutorials. Our host for this event is Sam Hunter from Hunters Design Studio Sam has collected and amazing group of people who will be helping you along the way.  There will be a variety of topics from machine cleaning, threading, paper piecing, piecing, applique, binding, fabric storage, tools and just so much more. I can’t wait to see what everyone has up their sleeve. The blogRead More →

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 →

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 →

#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 →

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 →

Fresh Snow Blog Hop coming up plus schedule The first hop I will be taking part in this year is the A Fresh Snow Blog Hop. The mission: create something from fabric other than cotton. And something that happens during winter. Can’t wait to show you what I have created for you, there will be a pattern to share with it. And here is the schedule Jan 20 Jane’s Quilting Lulu & Celeste Quilt In Piece – This is me! 3Patch Crafts Jan 23 Quilted Fabric Art Sew Many Yarns Ravellry Bdieges Jan 24 Elm Street Quilts Resourceful Mama MooseStash Quilting Any Pattern SeaCoast QuilterRead More →

Row Along, Blog Hops and Quilt Along It had been so crazy busy in my quilting life, that I have not had time to blog. Which is depressing. But I am going to have a lot to show you in the next couple of weeks and it is going to be awesome. The first one is the Road Home Row Along starting 6 September 2016 and ends on 4 October 2016 with a show and tell day.  Where some of the quilters will show full finished quilts made from some of the rows. With 40+ rows, there will definitely something for everyone. September 6 Allie-OopsRead More →