Before Christmas, I whipped up a handful of Lola zipper pouches to give away as Christmas and birthday presents. I started with the intention of making two pouches with some sort of bird or cat print for a colleague, but … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Patchwork Please!
I had not taken part in a swap in a very long time, so when I spotted the call for sign-ups for the #petitepatchworkswap, I put my hand up even though the sensible side of my brain knew that my … Continue reading
Stuff to put other stuff in
I have (finally!) had some free time to sew in recent weeks, but I have not yet got back into the routine of remembering to take photographs and sharing what I have made. It might take a little longer to … Continue reading
There is no such thing as too much pink
With my god-daughter’s birthday approaching, I was inspired by Josie at Calico & Ivy to make a quick facecloth as a gift. (I thought I was doing well to leave that shop with only one new ball of yarn.) Then, … Continue reading
No more piping pain!
In preparation for my Dear Jane quilt, I took a hand quilting class at a local quilt shop recently. Because of the traditional style of a Dear Jane, I feel I will have to hand quilt it … when I … Continue reading
Once again, I have made two versions of a project from Ayumi Takahashi’s super-cute book Patchwork, Please! My dilemma was deciding which to keep and which to give away. I love them both too much! I strayed from the triangle … Continue reading
Shopping bag, please!
This was actually the first project I made from Ayumi Takahashi’s Patchwork, Please! book. I had some linen, and I wanted to cut the large pieces needed for this shopping bag before I started to use any smaller linen offcuts in … Continue reading
Pencil case, please!
If you read any of the quilting and craft blogs, you will be aware of Ayumi Takahashi’s super-cute book Patchwork, Please! I had been humming and hahing about buying a copy, but Susan from PatchworknPlay tipped me over the edge, … Continue reading