Tumbling Blocks have landed.

I have finally finished a quilt that I started a few years ago.  I have posted previously about this particular quilt and you can check it out here and here. I spent a wet weather day recently hand sewing the binding to finish off the quilt.  I decided to make the binding out of scraps…

Tumbling blocks

I have been doing some sewing recently trying to finish off some works that have sat idly by for a few years.  I started this quilt quite some time ago, 2013 to be exact, with the intention of using up some of the mountain of scrap fabric that I have in my sewing room.  There…

A puzzling piece of sewing.

When we were in York on our visit to the UK I went to the York Quilt Museum to see a Kaffe Fassett exhibition.  Unfortunately the day I went to see the exhibition the museum was closed to change over the exhibition to a new one.  I was really disappointed and decided that I would…

Desperately trying to reduce my mound of scraps

This is just a sample of some of the scraps of fabric that I have.  These are just the small pieces.  I also have shoeboxes with even smaller pieces of fabric which I just can’t bear to throw away!I’m not sure why I keep all the fabric scraps that I do but I seem to…

Kaffe Fassett

I first learnt about Kaffe Fassett when I discovered a book with his knitting patterns. I think I borrowed the first book from the library then my daughter found a copy for me in a secondhand shop.  The book was Family Album. I haven’t knitted anything from this book but I guess it has inspired…