Hexagon Quilt scraps

It seems strange that, in theory, I have so much more time, yet I’ve become very tardy in keeping up to date on here! Anyway, prepare for a flurry of posts as I update you on all my creativity from the past week or so. As a result of my hexagon quilt I had many, […]

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Patchwork Hexagons

I have well and truly got the patchwork bug at the moment! Inspired by a relative who’s working on her own lockdown quilt using hexagons I was eager to try hexagons for myself. Already in love with my multi-size right angle triangle cutting template I ordered a hexagon and equilateral triangle template set from Amazon. […]

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Art class – Twilight Cottage (unfinished)

As with everything in life these days, art class is on hold indefinitely. Unfortunately, we were part way through a painting of a cottage at twilight when restrictions were imposed and class cancelled. Our teacher has sent through videos for us to follow to continue with the painting but it’s not as easy as actually […]

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Original watercolour – St Paul’s Church

Back at the start of lockdown my husband and I went on a photography walk. St Paul’s Church is just a few minutes walk from our home and as with many churches is very photogenic and a great subject for art. Using the photograph for guidance, it was relatively quick to complete the watercolour. I […]

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Upcycled patchwork blanket

In my previous post I shared some of the lockdown crafting that I’ve been busy doing over the past eight weeks. In that I shared the patchwork and applique centre section of a mini quilt that I’d completed using fabric from an old bedding set and my scraps stash. After finishing this section I started […]

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Watercolour – Tulips

I absolutely love this image of tulips; from the pink and purple colours to the delicacy of the petals, it’s just beautiful. This watercolour was taken from the book Watercolour Flowers by Julie King. I cannot recommend this book enough as it has very clear step by step instructions along with pull out templates which […]

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