Tag Archives: quilting

Memory, sweet memory

I’ve always thought that the idea of making memory quilts was an excellent one. Clothes are not much good after your baby has grown out of them, or after a beloved person has passed on. But by making a quilt … Continue reading

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Not Beautiful but Special

Sometimes you make stuff and you know from the beginning that this is not going to be the most beautiful thing you’ve ever made, and yet it is somehow special. So it was with me and this dog blanket. Made … Continue reading

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Stormy Seas Ahead

Here’s a totally new kind of post. It’s not about a project that I have done, but one I want to do. There is a danger in posts like that. Many of us have more projects planned than we could … Continue reading

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Happiness is a warm blankie

There is little that is more comforting than when you can cuddle up with your favourite blanket. I’m sure dogs share that feeling, particularly when they go to a new place. A colleague of mine was just about to acquire … Continue reading

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Millefiori #2

“Gut Ding will Weil haben.” … or ‘Good Things Take Time’, as a German saying has it. And I have been taking my time with my La Passacaglia Millefiori quilt, partly because other, smaller projects kept getting in the way. … Continue reading

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Another baby quilt

I love making baby quilts – they are so quick to make and they are so practical. My colleague was probably a bit surprised when I offered to make her a quilt for her soon-to-be born baby, but I did … Continue reading

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Cafetières want to be cosy, too…

I do like my coffee after lunch, when that post-prandial desire to take a quick (or not so quick) nap hits me. I tend to have two cups of coffee. Unfortunately, the second cup is usually markedly colder than the … Continue reading

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