Tag: Stash

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Just read a very thought-provoking article about the “S” word; some of you may have seen in on the FB page. Need to write about it, because it’s something that’s on my mind a lot. Firstly, I’m an avid stasher; I have a lot of fabric. I’m not the kind who buys for a specific…

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Our children seem to create artwork with the same regularity and frequency as breathing. Having recently moved to a new home, I needed to find a new way of displaying their artwork without destroying any walls. Ideally I wanted the art display to be  easy and accessible to hang and see for everyone in the family,…

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If you a Moda Addict, as I am, you may have bought at some point in the past a Moda Scrap Bag. I have bought a few in the past in local quilt shops. The only trouble is you can’t unwrap the roll when purchasing so you are not always sure of the exact patterns,…

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I’ve just got my sewing room set up in my new house. I did have one in my old house (well, to be fair, the whole house was one big sewing room!), but I have downsized and it has taken a bit more planning to get everything I need, and a spare bed, into the…

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Fabric – we all love it and thankfully there are so many ranges and design houses there is always enough to please everyone. Whether you are a person that buys by the metre, the yard or fat quarter there really is oodles of choice. And on top of that there are pre-cuts a plenty –…

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A friend of mine has been following advice from Pat Sloan (she is one of the ladies who is responsible for The Splendid Sampler), about using starters and enders. She starts with squares of 2.5 inches, and starts and ends her patchwork sewing with this – this helps to save thread, and makes chain piecing…

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Well how are we enjoying the new website, the Bloggers are fab and so diverse, the shops are so tempting as are the free patterns. So far I have signed up for the Mystery Quilt by Abbieanne (Click here) and am excitedly awaiting its arrival. I have also joined in to The Block of the…