WIP Wednesday – Constellations Quilt

Finally I managed to snap a quick pic of my constellations quilt top!!

And when I say quick I mean quick…..I only just managed it. After only four snaps it started raining ……………. AGAIN!

It’s still going today and will be for the rest of the week. Why oh why!

constellations quilt top

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Sunday Stash – Wonderful Winnings!

My lovely fabrics arrived this week from Pink Chalk Fabrics.  Here they are….

pink chalk fabrics

Initially I was going to go for lots of fat quarters, but decided against that idea and opted instead to buy some larger quantities so I can make a few clothes and things.

The mustardy flower one is going to be a staple dress (I think) and the gorgeous Lisa Congdon – Land That Never Was is going to be an It’s a Cinch Tote. Continue reading

Giveaway Winner!!

So we have a winner for the giveaway!

giveaway fabrics

I searched out the random number generator and it came up with this…


The lucky winner is Julie Taylor who said……….

“Well done on getting so many followers. My favourite fabrics are anything organic (I notice you’ve a couple in the giveaway!!!), but Liberty comes a close second. I follow on Bloglovin”

Congratulations Julie!

I hope you enjoy your organic fabrics, I’m sure you will use them to make something lovely. They will be on their way soon!!!

Thanks all very much for your comments and recommendations I will be keeping them in mind. There were definitely a few clear favourite fabrics not surprisingly Liberty rated very high.

Hoping to be back soon with an update on the constellations quilt…fingers crossed!

A Lovely Year of Finishes – October Goals

This month I have one rather large-ish goal and a couple of little ones.

My main goal is to finish my nephew’s quilt.  We’re going over the end of the month so it should must be done by then.

close up - star quilt

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A Lovely Giveaway and Year of Finishes Win

I can’t believe this week…it has to be my luckiest week ever!!

Not only did I win one giveaway, but I won ANOTHER with A Lovely Year of Finishes. I know amazing right?! So now I have $15 to spend at Stitches ‘n’ Giggles on some more beautiful fabric. The excitement is getting a bit too much for me now….I’m not sure I’m going to cope!

Anyway there’ll be more on that another day it’s time to give something back so onto my giveaway.

First a step back in time……

Finished quilt.

My first quilt.

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