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

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…

Nun Song

My best friend's daughter is very keen on all things nun related.  I also like nun imagery, we have similar taste.  I purchased this nun fabric from Spoonflower , a company which allows people to upload their own artwork.  You can then buy these designs made in to fabric and the…

Upcycling

I made this banner some time ago before I had children.  It was for an excellent women's breakfast which was run by Catherine Butcher in Eastbourne.  The logo for the project included a red coffee pot.  I used to help set up the breakfast and clear up afterwards.  Whilst the…