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Challenge accepted and I get given the landmark, Houses of Parliament. Thinking cap on and was certain that what I make I would use and not put to the back of a cupboard or in a drawer never to be seen again. The decision to make a clock was a very quick one and with…

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Challenge accepted and I get given the landmark, Houses of Parliament. Thinking cap on and I was certain that what I make I would use and not put to the back of a cupboard or in a drawer never to be seen again. The decision to make a clock was a very quick one and…

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I’m not one to shy away from a challenge. Once I left teaching, my husband and I came to the decision that we would become foster carers. We approached a fostering agency, having been recommended by friends of ours. When fostering for an agency, the children we tend to look after are those who are…

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Last time I told you about my visit to the Art Couture exhibition. Of course a Textile artist needs some new fabrics! I love to participate in the Cherrywood Challenge. In 2018 in the Prince Challenge. Here I am in Houston at the Quiltfestival where I got to sign the Prince books. In the 2019…

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When issued the challenge to use a song title as inspiration for a quilt I thought that it sounded an interesting idea. I’d not done one before so popped my name into the mix. Then Sylvia gave me the title! I began to investigate the song and, although it’s one that everyone will have heard,…

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The first day back of the New Year at the quilt group I’m a member of is an exciting time! The Christmas Challenge reveal has become a definite date on the calendar. The previous year’s winner sets the challenge which has been in many different formats from a ‘star’ block including a particular fabric, a…

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Every year one of the quilt groups I belong to holds a Christmas Challenge. The previous years winner sets the new challenge and last year Frances Meredith set a Round Robin challenge which proved to be SO MUCH fun. The first round was to make a twelve inch block which was then to be passed…

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Miranda Rowlands Quilt “Celebration: Nigeria meets Australia in a burst of Colour” winner of  the first ever Quilt Africa Fabrics Challenge. Since it was introduced to the shores of Africa in 1846 by the Dutch, African prints have come to represent the culture, history, tradition and way of life of not just one group of…

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Hi Everyone, thanks for giving up some of your time to come back to read my blog. I survived the first one relatively unscathed and received some lovely comments, thank you to everyone who took the time to leave a comment or send me a message. This time I thought I might tell you about…