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The First Daffodil

ImageIt feels like winter has been been here forever but, at last, the first daffodil has bloomed and brings hope that spring is almost here.

Now that the  days are starting to get longer I have been inspired to shrug off the winter glums and get cracking with some exciting new designs.

Rest assured, my time in hibernation hasn’t been wasted. I have been quietly stitching away and, like most quilters have a number of quilts on the go at any given moment.

The quilt that has sustained me through the winter is Garden Stars. I have been sewing these blocks by hand. I didn’t want to rush this quilt as I adore these fabrics and wanted to enjoy using them for as long as I could. It is such an indulgence to be able to immerse in a basket of beautiful fabrics. I designed this quilt especially to be able to use Moda’s Buttercup range. The gentle spring colours are a joy and a promise of what’s to come.

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