Monthly Archives: February 2014

2014: project 365, week 8 …

[Credits: Hello There Template (altered), by Paislee Press. Font: Courier New.] Journaling – on the way to the bus stop | early morning walk + fun | found the chairs for the library | morning tea at ikea | new quilt in the making | first teleconference; yup, i’m a geek | new coffee cup […]

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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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2014: project 365, week 7 …

[Credits: Hello There Template (altered), by Paislee Press. Font: Courier New.] Journaling – early morning walk with nana/poppa/jo | hexagons + tv series = relax time for me | working in london in a hotel | bus ride home listening to gladiator soundtrack | happy colours in lincraft during my lunch hour | up and […]

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the best of intentions …

[it’s the city life for me … the view out my library window!] I have the best of intentions, really I do … come home from work, get dinner, tidy up, put a load of washing on, bring a load of washing in, fold and put away said washing, get things done for an early […]

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2014: project 365, week 6 …

[Credits: Hello There Template (altered), by Paislee Press. Font: Courier New.] Journaling – off to london for a business trip means stocking up on warm clothes | birthday cake for me!!! | someone was very pleased to see us again | and i was very excited to have access to a clothes line again after […]

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quilty musings …

Just 24 sleeps till we move into our home … and that will be the end of  our tripping around for now. It will be lovely to sleep again in my own bed, and have room to breathe, perhaps even escape into another room, all . by . myself!!! Something I am really looking forward […]

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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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2014: project 365, week 5 …

[Credits: Hello There Template (altered), by Paislee Press. Font: Courier New.] Journaling – riverside | the boy chilling out | be still my beating heart, a visit to ikea | i dropped a pin in my coffee while i was sewing and talking to the boy, obviously can’t multi-task | healthy & yummy meal | […]

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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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