Tag: Hearts

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Did you miss the 14th February.  Did it pass by without merit (same here!)  but Vlieseline posted a beautiful project with a real purpose.   Breast Cancer Cushions are known to help with post operation comforts, and they have offered the pattern to make these. You can access the full pattern via this link or visit their…

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This my entry for CBH2021, Celebrations Blog Hop. My initial thought was a heart and this gradually morphed into a celebration box of chocolates. As Forest Gump said ‘Life is like a box of chocolates’ and how true this is…especially in these strange times. These are the following you’ll need to make this 50th Golden…

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Welcome to the New World where social distancing has become a byword, self-isolation essential to save lives and staying at home has never been so important but for us quilters, where get-togethers, knit and natters and quilting groups are part of our being, it is difficult to be so isolated. I consider myself lucky in…

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Do you celebrate Valentine’s Day? Yes, Valentine’s Day cards are big business, but at their heart is a long-standing playful tradition between couples, friends, family members,  to express their affection. Americans probably began exchanging hand-made valentines in the early 1700s. In the 1840s, Esther A. Howland began selling the first mass-produced valentines in America. Howland,…

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     I love hearts…do you? A heart to me means ‘love’, that sounds very schmaltzy I know, but without love where would we be? Love can be the happiest and saddest time for some, sadly we all remember who said ‘whatever love is’ when asked if they were in love? With Valentine’s Day fast…

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First of all let me just say these are Festive Hearts – So not just for Christmas but for any celebrations. Machine Stitched Hearts Sometimes a quilter just wants a quick fix. Something to make in an evening, an afternoon, a morning or an hour. My Festive Hearts can give you that fix. They are…

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Welcome back, and thank you once again for taking time to read my blog, this time I’m writing this with love and laughter in my heart but with tears in my eyes. There have been many studies showing that patchwork and quilting is a fabulous hobby for relieving stress, and it proves that it can…

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Hi everyone Finally after several months of doodling, drawing, cutting, stitching and quilting the quilt is completed and we’re ready to start Block 1. The pattern and accompanying tutorial video is available from the online website shop here, and for those of you who want to purchase the Fabric Pack from Cottonpatch direct its available…

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June Tailor Mix ‘n Match Hearts These are made of a flexible plastic and come in a variety of shapes. I was lucky enough to receive the hearts (love hearts!) to review but they also come in stars, circles and leaves amongst others. There are six shapes in each set reducing in size from roughly…

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With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, I have been working on some ‘hearty’ patterns. I find the pattern writing very challenging, but very gratifying,when it all goes right, patience really is a virtue! https://ukqu.co.uk/dashboard/product/ STARRY HEARTS HEART INFINITY         HEART INFINITY             The little secrets can be hung from…