Going Mental

I have long had the urge to talk about my own mental health. It is a shame that it has taken Mental Health Awareness day to finally get me there. But, it may also be the extraordinary non-depressed feelings I am having that is bringing me to share all this. I had my first nervous …

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6 tips for making a satin quilt

Satin quilts have fascinated me for a while, and I finally decided it’s time to give it a try. Satin has the most beautiful buttery feel to it and is very popular for dressmaking, but many quilters steer away from it – and there are many reasons for this. It’s completely polyester, and has a …

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Why you should doodle to improve your quilting

A lot of research has been done about muscle memory. It refers to your body’s ability to continue to develop cells in your muscles, based on previous use and training.

Attempt – a story

“Attempt” is another one of my story telling quilts.  I know, it’s only the second one – but hey, it’s telling a story! If you’re following me on social media, you would have seen a few mentions of the great hexagon project.  My daughter was spending some of her time during lockdown to cut out …

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