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Mermaids & Sand (Ocean Floor) by Holly McNish

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Siblings Together & Scraps

Slapped wrist, I haven’t written a blog post since November – eek! I have had a week or two of concentrating on my scraps. I decided to declare war on them after doing a scrap swap with the lovely Lysa Mair. … Continue reading

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Paying It Forward… Do you want me to make something for you?

Back in October last year, I got lucky and managed to get onto the lovely Fiona‘s Pay It Forward list. I’m not sure how long the Pay It Forward thingy has been going, but someone had made Fiona a present and … Continue reading

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A Late Around The World Blog Hop

Two weeks ago the lovely Lysa Mair asked me if I would participate in the Around The World Blog Hop which is still going around the world! I agreed thinking it would give me a good excuse to write a … Continue reading

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The Second Quilt I Ever Made

This is the second quilt I made (modelled by a very young Daniel). It was made for my husband’s goddaughter, Orla, for her fifth birthday present. To my delight, she abandoned her Barbie blanket in favour of the quilt and … Continue reading

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The End of Summer

This time of year always makes me feel sad for the summer that’s just gone. It’s that old back to school with a jumper that’s too big for you feeling, when you could see your breath at the bus stop … Continue reading

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Wish me luck…

I have a second interview at Makower Fabrics today for a part-time job. Not to be confused with Makower Quilting Fabrics, but confusingly they are located in the same building! Here are some of their prints, you may have seen them … Continue reading

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One of these blocks is doing it’s own thing…

I have had a speedy finish for my Siblings Together quilt with lovely Rocky Mountain Puzzle blocks donated by the ST Quilt Bee that has now started it’s second year… The Siblings Together charity promotes positive contact between brothers and sisters … Continue reading

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Finished!

Somehow it feels like I have cheated making this quilt! Once I stopped faffing about, it was done in no time… I’m liking the QAYG method. Each block was quilted very simply in the ditch before joining them all together. … Continue reading

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Whoosh!…

Where did April go? Past me in whoosh, a bit like March 🙂 I always thought I was a bit of a completer finisher, but it seems I have several projects on the go, or to be finished. So, instead … Continue reading

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