Adventures in patchwork and other handmade crafts

I’ve felt a bit obstructed by blogging these few weeks. I have lots to say, but so much content from my old blog is missing, I daren’t save over any pages in fear that the information won’t come back. I’m hoping to rectify that soon. Lots of quilt bloggers...

Sorry for the disarray, my blog (and website) are not quite performing the way I’d like them to, I need to spend a serious amount of time working on my online presence and patterns before the end of September. Why then? You ask…. MY BOOK(ette) IS FINALLY HAPPENING! (Yes...

If you have an applique pattern that needs circle, ovals or petals, I have a favourite way of turning those edges under for turned edge applique. Then you’re ready to sew by machine or by hand – you choose. Here I show you how it’s done – with tin...

This is a really gentle hack, but essential if you have prints that are one direction- that is there’s nothing upside down or on it’s side, fabrics that you definitely have to use a certain way up. Here’s my video tutorial, but if you prefer photos and text, just...

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