Last year I worked on an EPP quilt design for a commission and thought I'd share the design and how I do English paper piecing. I do love hand stitching, find it very therapeutic after a long day at work. So here's the pattern to make a baby size quilt: For my quilt I used 1… Continue reading #hexydiamondquilt
Today I'd like to share this great tutorial by Violet Craft via Man Sewing youtube. Its a simple way to make a tree skirt or trouser - yep a square tree skirt is a tree trouser!
I have finally found the energy to bind my shimmering single girl quilt and now the hand stitching begins. I will be super cosy on the cold nights stitching away! The best tutorial I have found for binding is by Missouri Star Quilt Company over on you tube - Jenny is a quilting wonder! So… Continue reading quilt binding
My very first patchworking project was as a child at school and have made many projects using the epp method, from tiny hexagons to giant and lots of other shapes in between. I have shared my love for quilting with friends and as a help thought I'd post a tutorial on how I epp. There… Continue reading English paper piecing | a tutorial
I've finished the commission and I'm going to get back to my little list of things I want to sew for me. There is a little pile of fabric that I ordered while I stitched and can't wait to start. I did want to share the best quilt binding technique - well its works brilliantly… Continue reading quilt binding
Working full-time and also in the midst of a tight commission time line has meant that blogging and other social media stuff has all taken a side line. The commission is 1 inch hexagons in pastel solids I'm using regular gutermann thread and Ryman thin card with holes punched in - to make popping the… Continue reading silence
With the fabrics left over form the Shimmering Single Girl quilt, I've started to make up 1 inch hexagons to form diamonds. The idea is to make quilted cushion covers for my bed, although I have started to think I may even have a try at a lampshade or upholstering a small chair with the… Continue reading epp – shimmer 2