Both Margaret and Irene are at different quilt guild retreats this weekend, but I have virtuously stayed home to work. Just as well Irene’s retreat was up here at Castlemaine, giving us the chance to meet up for lunch and a chat before she went back to sew and I went back to work. Well… Read More A retreat of my own
Last year I said that 2011 was the year I’d start to explore modern quilts & fabrics and so I’ve started. Two weeks ago Margaret and I went on a little shopping trip to the city and visited Amitie, a quilt shop in Bentleigh, Melbourne. Amitie have a lovely selection of modern fabrics, glorious Liberty… Read More Maltaville Album Quilt fabric shopping
It’s been a very busy weekend what with going to Quilts in the Barn on Saturday, buying fabric in Gisborne on Sunday and receiving 2 parcels of fabric from The States, but more about next post. As the title says I’ve only got one more row of stitches to do tonight and I can drop… Read More Only one more row of stitches!
October is shaping up as a very quilty month. This coming Saturday I’m going to try to get to the new Craft Expo at the Exhibition Buildings in Carlton, then the weekend after next, there’s the Quilts in the Barn exhibition, with the (Secret Sewing Sisterhood) then there’s the Goldfield Quilters Exhibition on the weekend… Read More Quiltober
Two years ago I made a vow not to start anything new until I had at least finished one of my medallion appliqué quilts that I had on the go, and I’ve only broken this vow three times! up ’til now. Each time its been absolutely necessary, of course! So anyway, a little while ago… Read More New project!
In the last 18 months I’ve tried not to start any new projects, but to finish the ones I already had on the go. Amazingly, I’ve only broken that rule once, for a cot quilt. This hasn’t stopped me from collecting the materials etc for the new ideas that pop into my head though. One… Read More New Projects