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Hand Quilting is Alive and Well

Hand Quilting is Alive and Well

  You may think that hand quilting is a dying art, but nothing could be further from the truth. There are many of us in the quilting world who continue this time-honoured tradition. Of course, we all love and appreciate the intricate detail of machine […]

Simple Quilts – Woven Bliss

Simple Quilts – Woven Bliss

When I first dipped my toe into the wonderful world of quilting, the traditional blocks were the most popular. How times have changed. These days the simplest block designs, combined with a clever use of fabric, can create wonderfully appealing quilts. These quilts can often be whipped up in no […]

Heavenly

Heavenly

Outside it is cold and wet, but in my sewing room I am warm and dry as I quilt to the rhythm of the rain. The colours of the thread and fabrics are more intense in the soft light. I lose myself in the pleasure of […]

Mother's Day Gift Inspiration

Mother's Day Gift Inspiration

Our Jelly Bean Snuggler flannel quilt is ready-made and will brighten any mother’s day. Warm to touch and perfect to snuggle under. It measures 140.5 cm x 201.5 cm (55½in x 79½in) and is machine washable. We only have two Jelly Bean Snuggler quilts left so […]

Latest magazines

Latest magazines

It’s always exciting to see my quilts in magazines and this week two quilts have appeared. Both quilts are wall-hangings and they are gorgeous. Both are very easy to make and are a combination of simple blanket-stitch applique and easy piecing. Forget-Me-Not is a in […]

More Free Patterns!

More Free Patterns!

The first two Free Patterns for 2012 are now available. Click here to download the Free Patterns.

Welcome 2012

Welcome 2012

Happy New Year! I hope you enjoyed the holiday season. For us, it was a very relaxing time. We managed to get away and  spend some time in Tasmania, enjoying the sights and visiting friends. I have to be honest and admit that I didn’t […]

Quilts, Quilts and More Quilts …

Quilts, Quilts and More Quilts …

My name is Helen Draper and my world is full of quilts. Quilts are in every nook and cranny in my house and in every part of my life. Without a doubt it is a consuming passion which keeps the creative juices flowing and has […]