Tag: Freemotion

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Firstly thank you for all the lovely comments.  One of the things I aim to do with my blogs is debunk some of the thoughts and comments that I hear at some of the shows when people are stood in front of quilts like mine.  The most common of these is ‘It done by computer…

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Firstly let me apologise for not posting for a long long time.  My life has been busy to say the least both at home and at work.  So I thought I would take you on a  journey through the production of my quilt Tranquility, which was placed 3rd in Catergory at Festival of Quilts and…

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I live in a b&b in Whitby. My husband and I do all the running of it. It’s very hard work during the summer months, but great fun helping guests enjoy Whitby and their holidays. There’s always new festivals to enjoy and familiar places and faces to visit. Once the jobs are done and it’s…

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Gulliver has been very busy theses last few weeks. So much so he’s kept my sewing machine very occupied. March brought with it two storms, Freya and Gareth. It’s no fun being a small bird in all that weather. Gulliver barely held onto his perch.   I don’t know if you have ever watched seagulls…

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HAND QUILTING or MACHINE QUILTING Today I want to talk to you about my thoughts on Hand Quilting and Machine Quilting Let me get one thing straight up front. Personally I Love Hand Quilting And I love Machine Quilting (All kinds) Do you Hand Quilt? Look at those fabulous hand quilted spirals on my Welsh…

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Many of you commented on the last post I did, so I thought you might like to see this little one I have been working on. This is a small piece of Radiance fabric (which unfortunately is no long available) and is a mix of cotton and silk. I tied it and dyed it at…

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Hi, Good to see you back.  I hope you are enjoying my post’s.  In the last one I said I would take you through the creation of the Dragon, which by the way, still does not have a property show name yet, but I am sure that will come. For those of you that have…