Monthly Archives: October 2013

Sea and sand quilts

We escaped for a few delightful days of playing on a beach in Suffolk, sniffing the sea air, and pretending we hadn’t a care in the world. It was marvelous. Switzerland is a wonderful place to live, and raise a … Continue reading

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If you only have half a bag…

I’ve been sick in bed all day, in a cloud of ibuprofen. So it is time for a totally frivolous post. What can you do if you only finish half an airplane bag? Wear it as a bustier! It’s even … Continue reading

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Cheese fest

The mountains were dusted with the first fresh snow of the winter, up in the Pays d’Enhaut. I just came back from two days with a group of Masters’ students, staying in Chateau d’Oex. It was surprisingly fun. Switzerland really … Continue reading

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The ghosts of the mountain

Expecting chaos, running feet and squeals, hugs, and a wild unpacking of bags, I opened the door. Silence. The guinea pigs mournfully squeaked from the sitting room, offering some measure of welcome to the Tired But Happy Quilter coming home. … Continue reading

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Bags of fun up a mountain

As I am now sewing up in the French mountains on a quilt retreat run by the wonderful Miss E of Busy Needle, we have all got seriously into our projects, sewing late into the evening. When our eyes lifted … Continue reading

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Patchwork in the Peaks 4

I am lucky enough to be up a mountain again with a group of ten ladies for the Fourth “Patchwork in the Peaks” near the town of Morzine, in France. We’ve got all we could possibly need to be utterly … Continue reading

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