Repro Fabrics Galore, Merry Stitching, and Happy Blogging in 2013

image of Best of Friends quilt

Oh dear this blog post was to be my pre-Christmas catch up ~ oooops I think even if I squint it can’t still be the 25th somewhere in the world so I hope you all had a fabulous day yesterday with the ones you love. My son is still here as his wife had to […]

{Continue reading…}

Being a bit of a slow coach with this one

image of applique block

But I’m pleased to say “that’s one block down and eight to go” Today I prepped another block in anticipation of something good on the telly tonight, I haven’t checked, I’m just hoping there is :-0 Click on the picture for a better view, you’ll see that I don’t mark my background fabric at all, […]

{Continue reading…}

Back home after a whirlwind visit to Texas

image of halloween

I’m not sure how to capture two busy and exciting weeks in a single blog post, but I’ll give it a go. Jenn and I arrived in San Antonio in time for dinner on the Monday evening (the 22nd ), having left Sydney just prior to Monday lunchtime! It’s always a pleasure spending time with […]

{Continue reading…}

Texas bound.

image of Harmony Rose quilt

I’ve got to get a little more frequent with this blogging caper, the second half of this year has flown by and many times in the last 4 or 5 months I’ve felt like a whirling dirvish. I hinted last time about a new quilt to be introduced to you all in a fitting manner. […]

{Continue reading…}

Time flies when you’re sewing.

image of ironing

I am astonished to see it’s a month (or so) since I posted last, but I take comfort noticing that some of my favourite bloggers are doing the same.  Weeks and months are whizzing by in the blink of an eye. Since May I’ve had an internal monologue of… “life will get a bit less […]

{Continue reading…}

A new antique quilt!!

image of 1833 Frame Quilt

Last week I had the very great pleasure of meeting a new antique quilt!!! Is that an oxymoron? I’m sure you know what I mean ~ an antique quilt not seen before, that makes it new right! I also had the very great pleasure of meeting the owner, Melva who very kindly brought her quilt […]

{Continue reading…}


image of Sewing days

That’s still the working title, not even Vintage Quilt or Vintage … anything.  Just Vintage, it’s the best I could come up with. I took it to Mill Rose Cottage last Thursday, it was nice to catch up with Sue and the regulars, though I have hardly been a regular, this was the first chance […]

{Continue reading…}

Melbourne Quilt Show

image of Banyan Tree Medallion

I’ve been away for a few days at the Melbourne Quilt Show. This year I stayed down in Melbourne for three nights so it was a mini getaway. And very nice it was too Karen at Somerset Patchwork has Quilt Station’s  Banyan Tree Medallion Quilt on her stand this year with the patterns for sale. […]

{Continue reading…}

Give-away winners

image of Large Panel

I decided to wait until at least Saturday night because it will still be the 13th July somewhere in the world when we’ve moved on to the 14th July here so yesterday I drew the winners for the give-away announced back here. Well actually Jenn did it, she was at my place as we […]

{Continue reading…}

Getting my mojo back

image of papercut tree

I remember a while back I was going to show you my latest project. I’m happy to show you, it’s just that I seem to have lost my way with it. I started with gusto, mmmmm should’ve been alarmed right there, before I went to NZ in June ~ wanting/needing something to sew in the […]

{Continue reading…}