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Hi All! Its been a while again!  Life keeps over taking me, where is this year going at such a rate of knots?!!….. Loads of new designs this year, TV stuff and prep for a fabulous Irish retreat in a couple of weeks!!  The design for the retreat is a Mystery at the moment, I can’t…

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Hi All, I truly cannot believe time has passed so quickly for me this year!  So much time consuming stuff has been going, so heres the latest Mystery Reveal……. and the introduction to the next Mystery Quilt BOM due out in September. The ‘Sunflowers Mystery BOM’ which has been an amazing mystery!  So many people…

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I’m usually on UKQU designing Mystery Quilts, but I felt the need to tell you all about a recent personal make…….. Memory Quilt – indeed it is………Quite an experience to say the least…. What have I learned from this though?……. well I’ve always been a bit ambivalent where memory quilts were concerned. I know they…

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Sunflowers!!! This mystery is all about happy, cheerful, warmth and creativity…..I hope!! That’s certainly how I see it anyway. Sunflowers are my happiest flower (freesias my best smelliest!). Yellow is my favorite colour, it personifies ‘happy’ for me, (a warm yellow mind, I’m not into acid yellows, they jar the nerves a bit) so I…

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Its been a while and is set to continue it seems, to most it probably seems that its been more than a while, but hopefully we’re all ok and busy creating fabulous stuff?!  ………..Here’s what I’ve been up to for everybody (other than face masks)……and info about the next Mystery Quilt for UKQU!!…… I’m totally…

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Hello Everybody!! Strange times indeed!   I’m sure we’re all very aware of wozon and what we need to be doing, so I’m not going to dwell on the obvious…….. instead……. why not lets have a bit of creative fun?!! Now I’m quite sure we’ve all got a few UFO’s lurking about, maybe that’s what…

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…..and that title is said in the best possible tone!!  Here’s wishing Everybody a fabulous quilty 2020, may you all have lots of ‘ CreativeTherapy’………. This is my latest Mystery BOM offering for you all…….. ‘ Garden Blooms ‘!!  We’ll be starting this one off on or about 20th January.  It’ll run over 6 months,…

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Hi Everybody!! Another of my ‘Scrap n Stash’ designs, or maybe you’ve been given some jolly present fabric?…….. a Mystery block one per day over the festive period starting on Christmas Eve.   Its available in my UKQU shop :  (I’ll be donating £5 per purchase to MacMillan) https://ukqu.co.uk/shops/abbieanne-store/ 12 traditionally based, pieced, ‘9 Patch’ blocks,…

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I’m so very excited!!  Its almost like giving birth (I can’t be sure though as I have no actual children!)  seems to me it must be similar…. many months, in fact years now, in the design, the making, the writing, the teaching, the quilting, DD must be a toddler now by my reckoning!  He has…

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Hi Everybody!! Here’s my new design especially made for UKQU members! I’ve been cheeky and copied the introduction for you so you can see do you fancy joining us, you might be tempted into buying fabrics at the Festival of Quilts? If you wish to take part you will find the link leading you to…

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Finally I can show the world our latest (our 3rd already!!) finished UKQU Mystery Quilt!  A year in the making.  A quilt of 2 halves….. the background is a full sized not so traditional, traditional sampler (its been Abbie-fied), once that was made in RUBIES, a CREAM appliqué has been applied to the whole of…