Playful Pinwheels Quilt – Love Patchwork and Quilting Magazine Issue 36


I’m really pleased to be able to share my Playful Pinwheels Quilt which features in Love Patchwork and Quilting Magazine Issue 36 – out today!  I’d had a quilt along the lines of the eventual design in mind for quite some time but it took a bit of jiggling around to get the final layout.  […]

Travel Sewing Mat – Love Patchwork and Quilting Magazine Issue 35


I’m delighted to be able to share the Travel Sewing Mat which I designed for Love Patchwork and Quilting Issue 35.  Once again that feels like such a long time ago (I sent it off in February).  But I do remember the amount of puzzling that went into getting the details just as I wanted […]

Spring Blush Quilt – Love Patchwork and Quilting Magazine Issue 34


Hi, I hope you’re enjoying a lovely holiday Monday (I guess this only applies to UK people- sorry to those of you who’re having a ‘normal’ Monday!).  We’re still experiencing incredibly cold and changeable weather.  This morning we set off for a family walk in cold but sunny weather to be met half-way round with […]

Number bean bags ‘Full of Beans’ play set Love Patchwork and Quilting 21


  I was so delighted to have another design featured in Love Patchwork and Quilting.  The Full Of Beans play set is a quick make and the storage bucket could be used for lots of things (now that it is back with me the bucket is being used for knitting projects – and the number […]

Little house door stop tutorial – on the Daily Stitch

I am delighted to have a quick and easy little house door stop tutorial over on The Village Haberdashery’s blog – The Daily Stitch.  I was surprised at how taken my children were with the door stop… really seemed to tickle their fancy.  It is a lovely wee project and I think would be a great house warming […]

Love Patchwork and Quilting and a giveaway (and a thank you and some links!)


Thank you so much for your very kind comments lately.  It was lovely to know that you had found my new site, to read your healing wishes for Islay and that you liked the apron and tea towels.   I am still very giddy with excitement, and can’t quite believe, that my sewing has been featured in a magazine.  I […]