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

Matryoshka

Love those Russian dolls. I made an appliqued felt postcard with Russian dolls on it for my parents. It turned out really cute!And look at the postcard I bought from Paperchase for my friend who loves Russian dolls. I dropped it round her house today.Here are all the girls side…

Lilla Lotta

A wonderful parcel of handmade goodness has arrived from France! I discovered you could buy beautiful and very reasonably priced custom tape at Lilla Lotta's etsy shop on Karen Griska's Selvage Blog. Isn't it fantastic. You will see it soon on a little project I am working on for my…

Little Houses

I entered this doll's quilt which I called 'Little Houses' in to Quilts UK in 1995. It was the first big quilt show I ever attended and I remember travelling up to Malvern in a coach and being overawed with the shear vastness of the display and the quality of…

Portable Princess and the Pea

The Princess and the Pea is one of my favourite stories. I thought to myself wouldn't it be a good idea to make a portable version of the story. I have always found the princess rude and petulant. After all she is being given shelter from the storm, why make…