Monthly Archives: April 2012

April Round Up

I’ve never really been into hexagons or English paper piecing so I was interested to see that this was April’s technique on the Craftsy BOM. I rather like this scrappy sun . All the hexagons are hand-sewn but I used … Continue reading

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Happy 15th Birthday Cali!

This is Isabella, busy at work on her big sister’s birthday present.  A lot of hard work later, we finally had a finished product …                 Three of Cali’s friends came for  a … Continue reading

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Stars and other challenges

Yet another swap on the PP forum and organised by Jan, the theme was stars. I found a fantastic photo on the BBC’s news site which depicted the Milky Way and the billions of stars we can now see thanks … Continue reading

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More procrastinating….

As usual when there is a deadline, I seem to find all sorts of ways of avoiding it. Tomorrow, I need to post a strip depicting a slice of photo and the fabrics needed to make more strips…instead, I’ve been … Continue reading

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Surprise package

Well, I did know “something” was in the offing as various questions had been asked as to favourite colours, etc, but this wonderful bag arrived a few weeks ago and a certain young lady even rushed through her chores to open the … Continue reading

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Wicked Day

On Thursday, I “escaped” up to London for the afternoon as DD1 is home from uni for an Easter visit. DH already had the afternoon off but a power failure mean the office was evacuated and he met me at … Continue reading

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More swaps, etc

 This is a tiny boutis needlecase which I made in response to the January PP Forum Challenge, all done by hand. I’d used fabric I had so the weave was actually too firm and that caused a few problems when it … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

This year was unusual as my husband took the two girls away for the weekend to visit his parents in Wales. This left me at home ON MY OWN for the first time in oh, I don’t know how many … Continue reading

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Birthday presents

One of Isabella’s little friends was five last month so I ran up a little bag which seemed to suit her daintiness. I used fabric left from baby quilts and some left-over fleece blanket so it was a very budget-friendly … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Yesterday saw me frantically making some Easter cards and presents…why is it that every year, I decide to start early and yet every year, I am still rushing at the last moment to make the post??? The basket was a … Continue reading

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