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 →

I Wish You A Merry Quilt Along Block Five Plus Prizes Don’t forget, 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 5. This block is designed by Sherry Shish from Powered By Quilting (click this link for the pattern download page). It is the Snowman block. Fabric selection for this block. I chose a nice bright green for the background, white for the snowmanRead 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 →

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 →

#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 →

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 →

Star Trek Quilt Top Complete My fellow Star Trek fans, the quilt top is complete. I just need to find the perfect backing for it and get quilting. Check it out, isn’t it the best thing you have ever seen? (really need to work on my quilt photography) I will post a nice photo once the quilt top is quilted. Most of the block patterns are mine, but there are some other designers in there as well. You can find them on my Star Trek page here. Or on Fandom in Stitches and Some can be found on Sewhooked Originally I thought it would beRead 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 →