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Perfect Quilts

Perfect Quilts

Perfect quilts can be glorious, beautiful, resplendent and breathtaking. However, perfect quilts aren’t always what they seem to be. You may be surprised to know that all quilts can have imperfections, and at some stage, most quilts have given the quilt maker a certain amount […]

The Attention Seekers of the Fabric World

The Attention Seekers of the Fabric World

Shadowplay Quilt Until now, in all the years I have been quilting, I can count on one hand how many solid (plain) fabrics I’ve used in a quilt. In fact, I can count on two fingers. My fear of using solids began soon after I made my first […]

Feeling Groovy

Feeling Groovy

For those of us who can remember, the late 1960’s was a time of massive change and excitement. The revolution was in progress and we were Feeling Groovy. There was no capacity for bland in music, fashion or the people. The hippy movement flourished and flower […]

Coconut Ice

Coconut Ice

For many decades, coconut ice has been a sweet treat that could always be found at school fetes, cake stalls and markets. In family kitchens across Australia, batches of this pink and white confection have been made many times. Not only is it quick and easy to make, inexpensive […]

Easter Egg Bunnies Wall Hanging

Easter Egg Bunnies Wall Hanging

Share the joy of Easter with the adorable Easter Egg Bunnies wall hanging. The cute bunnies with their big floppy ears and big bunny feet are easy to make with fusible webbing and a simple blanket stitch. Are they Easter Egg Bunnies or Easter Bunny Eggs? […]

Kiku Blossom is True Love

Kiku Blossom is True Love

Many quilters will tell you that they have one or two fabrics that they love way too much to use. These treasures are safely tucked away for safe-keeping, just like granny’s good china. Some of the fabrics in my Kiku Blossom Quilt are some that I’d been saving […]

How to Save Time, Avoid Bobbin Rage, and Keep Your Hair Nice

How to Save Time, Avoid Bobbin Rage, and Keep Your Hair Nice

When we first start making quilts we are full of enthusiasm and can’t wait to begin sewing. Sometimes this excitement will quickly turn to frustration when we hit a snag. Many of the smaller problems that plague new quilters are avoidable.  I can’t promise to fix all your problems, […]