Monthly Archives: February 2014

think i’ve started something …

Actually, it’s all Cassie’s fault!!! We are doing a ‘Simply Retro‘ by Camille Roskelley challenge … I talked about wanting to make all the quilts in this beautiful book in a previous blog post, and Cassie thought it would be fun to join in the challenge. And so it will be … and you can […]

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in another life …

In another life I used to be a scrapper, you know. Each week I would happily buy and download digital goodies, then create pages using these goodies. However, over the last few weeks, I’ve discovered some interesting things about my scrapping mojo. It’s up and gone, you see. It’s probably in storage with all the […]

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a quilty story …

This is the story of my 2013 quilts. Quilt production during last year slowed down in a big way. Once upon a time I could run up a quilt top in just a few  days or a couple of weeks, but now that I am on the ‘hexagon bandwagon’, I’ve slowed right down. It takes […]

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the white stuff – home office area …

[Home Design Board] This little space makes my heart sing! Things to love … the calm grey and white colour scheme, the subdued lighting, space to work on a laptop, a comfortable grey chair, and the fact that a little space that probably would have been used as a cupboard is now a great office […]

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quilting challenge …

It happened like this, folks … Last week during one of my lunch breaks, I was wandering along the aisles of a bookshop, minding my own business, when I came across this oh so beautiful quilting book. It is called, as you can see above, Simply Retro with Camille Roskelley, and it is jam-packed full […]

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the white stuff – white bedroom …

[Kara Mann] There is something very beautiful, very serene, about this elegant white bedroom. Perhaps it is because I have had 7 different ‘homes’ in the last three months, but I find this an appealing space to relax in. Things to love … the dark floor contrasts so beautifully with the white walls, curtains and […]

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hexagon quilt – sewing on the go …

I thought I would share some ideas for quilting while on the ‘move’. Perhaps you are on holidays, or as I am, living away from home for a while, or perhaps waiting for kids or sitting in a waiting room, waiting for an appointment … One of the things I love about sewing a hexagon […]

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