Block 5 of the Arcadia Avenue Quilt

I’ve finally finished the Block 5 of the Arcadia Avenue Quilt called Blooming.  I started this as a BOM in 2015 and hope to get it finished in 2016.


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It’s been a long long time

Hi all, I know, I know it’s been four years since my last post.  Disgraceful I know.  It’s a long story that you don’t need to know but I’m back.

I can’t believe it’s 2016.  I’ve started a few new Block of the Month’s for this year.  The first one that I’m doing is the Happy Days Quilt with Sarah Fielke.

I’ve finished my first block which is a miracle as it is before the end of the month.IMG_0761

Just a quick post for my first one back.  Need to get into the swing of things again.

Talk soon



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It’s a Mini Quilt Along

Hey guys long time I know I know.  I’ve just bought this fantastic little book called Simply Charming Mini’s that arrived yesterday.  This book is written by the wonderful Konda of Moose on the Porch Quilts.

To celebrate the release of this book, Konda is having a It’s a Mini Quilt Along.  There’s still enough time to sign up.

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Are you interested in a giveaway???

Head on over to QuiltJane’s blog and check it out for all of you English Paper Piecing fans out there.

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Some finished hexagons

Her are a couple of pics showing some finished hexagons from the This goes with That and the Fussy Cut Club.

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Some Shopping

Some more fabric has made its way into my stash. I don’t know how but it did.

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Precut Hexagons

Hi all, I have found the most amazing online shop that is doing something really great.  It is Possum Blossom Patchwork the brainchild of the wonderful Joanne.  I came accross this wonderful blog and shop a couple of weeks ago.  I contacted Joanne and immediately ordered the Multi Pack of Precut Hexagons in Good Fortune and Terrain (both by Kate Spain).  The special at the minute is that if you order these packs you get a free pack of paper piecing hexagons.  These hexagons are all perfectly precut and come in fantastic packaging by way of the most gorgeous little box with the name of the fabric line on them.  Joanne cuts these particular 1 inch finished hexagons from Layer Cakes.  I was sooo excited when these arrived I immediately contacted her to order more.  These are like little boxes of candy.  If you love paper piecing (which you know I do) just go on over to Joanne’s blog and shop and get buying.

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Block 3 – This goes with that and the Fussy Cut Club

This was block 3 of the This goes with that and the Fussy Cut club that I’ve been getting from Quilt Fabric Delights.  I am absolutely loving this paper piecing.

Back soon with some pics of the finished Hexagons.

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Welcome to 2012

Hi all, welcome to 2012.  I know it’s February, well nearly March but it’s been a bit hectic around here.  I haven’t been up to much but work, work and work.  I’ll have a couple of posts up in the next couple of days to catch you up.

Here’s a picture of the little Daisy dog who is now one year old.  How time flies.


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Black Caviar does it again

I’ve just watched Black Caviar win her 16th race from 16 runs. This mare is just so beautiful to watch. She brings a tear to my eye everytime she runs because she just makes it look for effortless.

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