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A Simple Sewing Folder in Cute Camper Fabric

A Simple Sewing Folder in Cute Camper Fabric

Riley Blake Designs recently sent me the ‘Joy In The Journey‘ collection designed by Dani Mogstad. There’s 22 fabrics in the collection, including a beautiful floral ‘hero’ print, tiny florals, diagonal gingham, geometric flowers and pretty prints with campers (or caravans) and flowers too. The two different panels that also come in the collection are perfect for simple quilts. See…

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A Merry And Bright Christmas Stocking And A New Sew Along

A Merry And Bright Christmas Stocking And A New Sew Along

Living in Australia, we never get to experience that traditional cold and snowy Christmas enjoyed by our Northern Hemisphere friends. Perhaps that’s why we have something called Christmas in July? A roast with all the trimmings, a Christmas pudding and mulled wine all just make more sense in Winter. And it’s kind of fun to celebrate a holiday when it’s…

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Introducing the Tilly’s Tea Party Table Runner

Introducing the Tilly’s Tea Party Table Runner

The latest sewing pattern in the Molly and Mama range has the loveliest description! “You are invited to a delicious tea party with Miss Tilly! Featuring three English paper pieced blocks with beautifully embroidered hexagons and hand quilted detailing, Tilly’s Tea Party Table Runner is the perfect centrepiece to an afternoon of leisurely conversation and the clinking of china tea…

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Appliqué Bow Quilt with Strawberry Honey Fabric

Appliqué Bow Quilt with Strawberry Honey Fabric

When Strawberry Honey showed up on my doorstep recently, I was so excited to tear away the packaging. Unpacking this fun and vibrant collection from Riley Blake Designs reminded me of lazy, summer picnics. I was especially drawn to the bees and hexies, strawberries and large florals. But this range designed by Gracey from Burlap and Blossom Patterns has a…

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My Make From ‘Mini Masterpieces’

My Make From ‘Mini Masterpieces’

Alyce from Blossom Heart Quilts released her first book ‘Mini Masterpieces*’ last year. It’s designed as a workbook which takes you through 12 essential blocks and the techniques needed to sew them. You can try the techniques as you create the corresponding mini quilt designed for each block. It’s described as “a quilting master class. Readers can follow along, beginning…

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