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A Colourful Outlook on Life has reached block 8 with block 9 posting out very soon……. how quickly this year has gone!?  I really am having trouble comprehending where the time has gone!! If you want to join us with the Mystery it’s never too late!  Patterns and kits are available from my shop here…

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I’z very excited and a bit surprised even! I’ve been busy working on my next Mystery Quilt BOM for UKQU.  I believe in and am known for, making ‘design developments’ throughout my patterns and classes, in fact my regular students shout it back at me frequently!  ………What has happened with this latest design has astounded…

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Hi Everybody!! Its not such a lovely day weather wise in North Cornwall today, but it is perfect for a bit of patchwork and blogging me feels!! 😉 The jolly Bods, the ‘powers that be’, asked me to do a review of Bondaweb……well, what happened woz……..  an applique wall-hanging with loads of intricacies, (no point…

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Hello Everybody! We’re in June, we’re on Block 5 of the Mystery Quilt and things are looking fabulous everywhere!!  There are some stunning blocks being made……some with kits that are looking a lot like the original quilt, including very wonderful stitcheries (far better than mine!)….. and some with your own choices of fabrics which are…

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block 4 and some amazing work being produced!  Well done all those taking part, there’s beginners and not so beginners amongst you and you’re all doing fabulously!   I’m loving the fabric variations and everything!!……… It’s never too late to join us, patterns are available in my shop on this site……..   ***************************************************************************************************************************   I…

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Or that could be ‘Snowy Day Ramblings’? Down here in Cornwall we get very excited at snow, we’re strange that way, we see so little!!  It gently, silently, fell from the grey, laid around and made even the un-pretty look pretty and gave me a perfect day for quilting!! (the snow lasted all of about…

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Just a few words of introduction to the Mystery Quilt I’ve been honoured to design & make for you….. It’s title, “A Colourful Outlook On Life”, hopefully tells of colour and joy, achievement & creativity in the making. We’re very lucky to be using Makower Fabrics, the range being Linen Texture.  They’re all plain colours,…

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– Including an introduction to Pearl the (28K hand crank) Singer. Pearl the Singer is a new to me 28K hand crank Singer of 1910 vintage made in Clydebank, Scotland. She isn’t the most glamorous machine, with worn decals and dull metalwork, but works a treat after a good clean. I’ve had to resort to…