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diary of a quilt block with a bird’s nest!

Today I embroidered out one of the more simple blocks from Beatrice Quilt blocks 2. I wanted to check how this particular design looked with a large quilted background similar to one I had used in one of the Celtic Ivy … Continue reading

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more 8″ quilt blocks

I am finishing off my latest 10 quilt blocks. These go through several stages of development, and I cannot release any designs until I am absolutely happy with the overall look of them. Some designs look perfect on my software … Continue reading

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time for another embroidered Christmas card

Each year I make it my aim to embroider a very special Christmas card for my sister. This year I was inspired by some wrapping paper. It wasn’t necessarily the design but the colour scheme that caught my eye. Something … Continue reading

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a quilt block tutorial you cannot afford to miss!

A few weeks ago I decided it was time to find out all there was to know about quilt blocks, embroidering them out and joining them for a beautiful completed project. I have been asked several times what the back … Continue reading

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creating more Pamela’s Joy Quilt blocks

I am currently finishing off the second set of Pamela’s Joy Quilt blocks and have been giving a great deal of thought to how best they can be stitched out, joined and completed. Several of you have asked me what my preferred method is, … Continue reading

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creating Pamela’s Joy Quilt blocks

I recently put the finishing touches to my first batch of quilt blocks based on elements from the Pamela’s Joy collection. These comprise of small flowers and satin ribbons, and some lace types links for a special feature. I have taken this … Continue reading

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creating some Almond Silk Paisley quilt blocks

Out of all the sets in this new Almond Silk Paisley collection I love the last set which is now near completion. With the larger hoops I am not so limited so I can combine and create much more detailed designs offering you … Continue reading

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