Hearts & Patches Quilt

By Judith on October 20, 2016
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I have a particular soft spot for Tilda fabrics.  I love the calming colours and the vintagey feel the ditsy florals and spots evoke.
Hearts and Patches Tilda Quilt (Pretty Patches Nov16)
‘Autumn Tree’ is a collection that came out last year, and is still available to purchase.
Hearts and Patches Tilda Quilt (Pretty Patches Nov16)
I went with simple 16 patch ‘on point’ blocks with appliqued hearts for my autumn quilt submission to Pretty Patches magazine.

And they put it on the front cover!  Woohoo!
Hearts & Patches Tilda Quilt (Pretty Patches Nov16)
I definitely think there will be more Tilda quilts in my future!
Hearts and Patches Tilda Quilt (Pretty Patches Nov16)
Happy sewing!



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Bee Block Bonanza!


I support 2 charity quilting groups – Bee Blessed and Siblings Together. This means making different blocks for them each month, which is a non-demanding way of supporting these wonderful causes. Here is a wee round up of my recent bee blocks. In Bee Blessed, we were making Woven blocks in pastels for September ….. … Continue reading “Bee Block Bonanza!”

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Folksy Tea Cosy


Sewing World asked me to make a Scandi inspired Tea Cosy for their October issue. After much deliberation I broke with tradition and chose felt to best illustrate my design. I used my trusty Essex Yarn Dyed Linen (Flax) for the background.  I think the rustic linen gives a lovely foundation for the tactile felt. … Continue reading “Folksy Tea Cosy”

By Judith on September 23, 2016
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Woodland Friends Quilt

Machine Applique

Happy Tuesday everyone! I’m super excited to be able to show you some of my new friends! This is my Woodland Friends quilt, made with Aneela Hoey’s ‘Foxgloves’ & ‘Vignette’ collections on an Essex linen background. It all started with a commission from Popular Patchwork to make an Autumnal/Woodland quilt. I found a picture of … Continue reading “Woodland Friends Quilt”

By Judith on September 21, 2016
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Autumn Tree Wallhanging


Now that I am embracing Autumn, I can show you one of my favourite makes of this year!   This is ‘Autumn Tree’, an applique wallhanging measuring 27″ x 30″, which I will definitely be displaying in my home.   I adore the warm autumnal purples and pinks in Denyse Schmidt’s Chicopee range, especially on … Continue reading “Autumn Tree Wallhanging”

By Judith on September 18, 2016
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