Maisie has now moved in and taken over.
She is 9 weeks old tomorrow.
I am thinking very seriously about our Secret Santa exchange. This has been running now for about 8 years and was started to encourage group participation. However, in recent years a lot of people have joined who never contribute to the forum or post in p
I know that some people have trouble following written instructions, so I've been trying to make videos instead. This set of four explains how to make a quilt block in the hoop.
I've just had this message from Yoriko:
"Thank you for mention my website, I just received 3 enquiries about the membership, and decided to open a membership until 31/12/2018 for USD25,00. I hope this will help me with my finances. In fact I am curre
We've just been all the way to New York to meet this little girl. She is a five day old border collie and will be coming to be our personal trainer next month. Mike was devastated when we lost our previous BC in April. I hope he can remember what life wi
Here is the virus again - this time a two corner poncho in aran weigh yarn. Again from my late friend's stash.
Should I be upset, or should I say "imitation is the sincerest form of flattery"?
Thanks to Mops for posting her picture of the Virus meets granny square shawl.
Just after I saw it, I was given a huge bag of yarn (as if I needed more!) which was a late friend's stash. Mops picture inspired me to search for the pattern and I discove
Its that time of year again - I know some of you like to see what I'm up to when I'm not here!
At last a correct answer!
These meringues are made from Aqua Farba, cream of tartar and sugar.
Aqua Farba literally means "bean water" and means the liquid beans have been cooked in. I can't even estimate the amount of this I've thrown away ove
The first post under my project I posted this morning really made my day and made me realise that we can all make a difference in other people's lives. If it is so easy to do it while sewing and enjoying ourselves, why aren't there more posts in the pro
Ugly quilt made from scraps. I've seen some amazing "scrap" quilts posted here made with beautifully colour coordinated fabrics. This isn't one of them!
The blocks are pieced onto 21 cm squares of scrap paper. The size was decided as it is the bigg
All stitched by hand. (Back view for Kim!) I find the best way to find those annoying last few papers is to hanging the top up and stare at it!
This began at a workshop at Easter then about 35 people each made one of the flowers. Some had never tried
I thought this article was very well explained - and it applies to embroidery designs in exactly the same way!
Cushion cover completed today. The front was English Paper Pieced and kept me awake in front of the TV for quite a few evenings!