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Just Enough Ruffles for Sarah

As the school year finishes in Australia only a few days before Christmas, I decided to make gifts for Sparky’s teacher and teacher’s aide in the middle of the year. For his teacher’s aide, I decided to make a ruffley … Continue reading

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FREEING!

I have always been terrified of quilting, the actually quilting of the top, batting, and backing together. I used to have access to a gigantic quilting machine, but I no longer have access to it. I’ve used a walking foot, … Continue reading

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MIL’s quilt FINISHED

Since my post about my MIL’s quilt a month ago, my blog was down for a bit, but I finished the quilt! I wanted to get it done before she left overseas, and I’m glad I did. If I didn’t … Continue reading

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Rainbow Monkey almost finished!

In February 2012 I had an idea for a quilt and started out making ‘Rainbow Monkeys’. I had no idea what I was doing, but I really liked the quilt. I used a computer to figure out the colours: But … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash: MIL’s Lap Quilt Progress

6 years ago, I made a lap quilt for my mother in law. I wasn’t very experienced with quilting, so it wasn’t awesome – but she’s kindly had it out on her couch ever since. She has recently moved into … Continue reading

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Seville Progress!!!

I’ve finally finished the Green, Blue and Purple Equilateral Triangle quilt for my neighbour’s baby, but I’ve just washed it and will take final photos tomorrow. However it’s FINISHED! I’ve had a quilt top, Cluck Cluck Sew’s Seville, finished all … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash: let’s finish some WIPs

I’m determined to finish a few WIPs. For example, this quilt has just been waiting for borders since August 2013!!! I’ve even had the fabric for the inner borders (white) cut. They’re SOMEWHERE in my sewing room. And I have … Continue reading

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Colour Crazy Equilateral Triangles

I’ve been wanting to experiment with this for ages, but getting the fabric for it has been impossible – until recently a shop opened up that stocks the foll range of Kona solids. Now I can just walk into a … Continue reading

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WIP: Retro Flowers

I’ve already mentioned the quilt I’ve been working on since I did the curves class last Saturday. I’ve completed more ‘petals’ since this photo was taken, but it gives you and idea of where it is going. I knew learning … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash: Here Come the Curves

I had vowed that I would sew from my stash this year. Yup. Sure. Well I have been using my stash quite a lot, but I have also bought a bit of fabric. Just a bit. I’ve never done a … Continue reading

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