Free motion quilting 1

In some ways the creation of a patchwork quilt top is the easy part as we follow instructions to cut and piece each block. I admit I’m a little frightened of the quilting part. There are easy ways to quilt your quilt, if that’s an acceptable description! You can simply join with a single stitch […]

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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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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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Lockdown lowdown – crafting

Since I last wrote on here in early March so much and yet so little has happened. We are in the middle of the coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic and that means “lockdown”; approaching week 7 in the UK. So, while our options for being out of the house are limited, my personal options of craftwork and art […]

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