Monthly Archives: September 2012

Lots of work, not much progress

The day was mostly spent writing: finishing a research project application, and tidying up another. I should really be finishing a book chapter — but that will have to wait for next week, I fear. Meanwhile it is pouring with … Continue reading

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Loose Liberty

A sweet pile of Liberty squares, carefully chopped out of a lovely bag of thin lawn scraps from Ms E, suddenly found themselves next to a couple of Moda charm squares as I was rooting around my material. I thought … Continue reading

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Baby love

Time for another speedy baby quilt: one of my lovely colleagues, and friend, has just had a baby Maxim. I started making this a couple of weeks ago, in the evening, then heard a few days later that he had … Continue reading

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Blue progress

If you’ve spent a whole weekend quilting like a maniac, with lovely friends, and you get back to your real life of busy families, work deadlines, beginnings of terms, new courses, and the ever-real need to actually fit in some … Continue reading

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The blue monster

This is what the blue monster turned into. It’s covering our bed, and is wonderfully cozy, with woollen batting inside, with loopy-loops all over – exhausting to quilt, but Ms E was right that it was worth it. Daft as … Continue reading

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Sewing in the mountains

A breath of fresh air, and a weekend to remember. Four of us from our Geneva group when up for their long-lasting tradition of a quilt retreat for the weekend of the Jeune Genevois. It was also an opportunity to … Continue reading

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Happy happy happy

Are words necessary? The perfect quilting weekend: four women, four machines, perfect Alps and sun. We even went outside sometimes…

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