Cutting + sticking + sewing + baking. My creative life.

Floating Quilt

I made this quilt for a couple who are getting married this weekend.  The coloured material is hand dyed by myself and some by Jo Lovelock whose fabric I greatly admire. [caption id="attachment_733" align="aligncenter" width="3024"] Early morning Eastbourne[/caption] This piece is quilted with one of my all time favourite quilting…

Sussex Pond Pudding

I am proudly Sussex (actually my heritage is Anglo-Indian so I am also proudly Secunderabad).  This year I had every intention of celebrating Sussex Day but I have missed it, it was on 16th June!  Oh well, next year I suppose.  The event takes place on St Richard's Day, the…

Special Snowflakes Quilt

I wanted to make an heirloom Christmas quilt, a cover my husband and I could put on our bed every festive season.  I chose the pattern Winterkist Snowballs Quilt by Lynne Goldsworthy which I found in an issue of Fat Quarterly e-zine.  I looked for a design with large uninterrupted…

Finishing Other People’s Projects

I've had an idea for a business, it's something I could consider setting up when I've retired.  It needs a catchier name but for now I am calling it "Finishing Other People's Projects".  All those projects started with the best of intention now languishing in plastic bags in cupboards and…

Fox Sleep Mask

I got this fox sleep mask kit from Lucky Dip Club subscription box some time ago (love a subscription box, me!).  I decided to make it for my best friend's daughter, she is a student and I used to adore receiving mail when I was a student. The mask is…

Desserts in Jars

I think it was some late night Pinterest sessions that first got me interested in making desserts in jars.  I started collecting Bonne Maman jam (confiture, oo la la!) jars as they are a lovely shape and the lids are so pretty and evocative of going on picnics on sunny…