• Tutorials

    Lined Draw String Bags

    Every year I go away with my school friend of 40+ years. Over the past few years I have given each one of my friends a quilt. This year I have made my travel buddies some handy drawstring bags for…

  • Quilts

    ‘Tis the Season

    It’s a heatwave here in Brisbane and the agapanthus is blooming, sun is shining and the air-conditioning is on. Perfect pool and beach weather. This week I will be starting my first of many Christmas lunches with family and friends…

  • Quilts

    Melbourne Cup and birthdays

    Melbourne Cup – The race that stops a nation. It was a Tuesday morning 1964 and mum was making sandwiches for the race lunch when I decided to pop into the world. ¬†Ladies Day at the Races is a colourful…

  • Bloggers Quilt Festival

    Bloggers Quilt Festival – Fall

    Amy Ellis from Amy’s creative side is hosting the fall bloggers festival. Add your favourite quilt under the nominated categories to win great prizes and share in the wonderful images of quilts from all over the blogging world. Amy has…

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    Skopelos Blog Hop

    Take a trip to the Greek of isle of¬†Skopelos.¬†Katarina Roccella’s third collection Skopelos combines the geometric and natural elements of this beautiful island and its surrounding sea. Set against Pure elements Nocturnal background, this paper pieced design reflects the geometric…

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    Fantasia

    Sara Lawson is releasing a new collection for Art Gallery Fabrics called Fantasia. A whimsical collection of unicorns, mushrooms, stripes and geometric prints in a warm palette of pinks, oranges, mustards, teal and a hint of mulberry. I am very…

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    Quilts for Today

    Quilters Companion have just released a new magazine called Quilts for Today. It will be available this Thursday. My project ‘Triple 0’ is this issue. A queen sized project made with Art Gallery fabrics amid a background of Moda Kasuri…