Monthly Archives: January 2014

The magic ingredient

When your days are rather too full, your spirits all over the place, deadlines loom, and to-do lists arch over you menacingly, there is one solution. Stitch! Something practical, immediate, and endlessly soothing. Magic indeed. So, with great excitement, having … Continue reading

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Sidetracked

I was meant to be paper piecing my pink hexies, but inevitably got pleasantly sidetracked. Still, at least I decided on a colour for putting between the pinks — from a grand choice of two possible ones in the local … Continue reading

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If in doubt, make a giraffe

Yesterday, I went to the dentist. Not my favourite thing, even if my dentist is the gentlest man imaginable. On the way out, the bus I took just happened to pass near the one and only fabric shop in the … Continue reading

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Finish Along 2014 – my guilty list

Tis the season of good resolutions. Some are promising not to buy more fabric (I am trying to buy less…), some are promising to do more, or less, or whatever. But I love the sensible idea of simply trying to … Continue reading

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English paper piecing linky party

Welcome, if you haven’t been here before! Yipee, Jessica at Life Under Quilts is starting up a 2014 linky party on (English) paper piecing. Proper patchwork! This is excellent news, and will hopefully get us all back on track. If … Continue reading

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Tidying up, at last

The fresh year is upon us. Work starts tomorrow. So, so luckily, I had a rare day to myself at home, family off with grandparents after two weeks of intense mummying. It was lovely! I finally had the time and … Continue reading

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New Year

My lovely quilty friends are firing up blog posts about good resolutions and retrospective kaleidoscopes showing all the amazing things they have made last year. So inspiring! I certainly haven’t got round to that yet (if ever…), but have been … Continue reading

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