Monday, 22 September 2014

Sewing a few things……

Hi everyone… gosh long time no see lol… I do see what most of you get up to on

Facebook and Instagram but blogging seems to be a bit of a slow point for me.

I have been sewing a few things and keeping busy …

These ones are designs from A Bee In My Bonnet and if you don't know but

Lori Holt is one of my most favourite designers. 

Star Cluster Mini Quilt 

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Next week I am heading off to Adelaide for the

Australian Machine Quilting Festival…

I can’t wait because I am staying with my gorgeous friend Dawn and together we are going to the AMQF

and we are going to have lessons with Judi Masden from Green Fairy Quilts and also we are

going to do a trunk show with Jenny Doan from Missouri Star Quilts ….. How awesome is that???

This is the badge we are going to get for attending the weekend event.




I bought myself a slow cooker…well this one is 8 in 1 cooking so it steams, fries, deep fries, slow cooks and bakes.

So far I have done a couple of slow cooked meals in it and they have turned out great … I am really loving it,

plus I deep fried some chips which turned out great also. I am in a group on FB for slow cooking so

get lots of inspiration and recipes there.




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You are probably wondering what these are…… Well they are basted shapes

that I then have sewed by hand into different Rose Star blocks.

I am really enjoying making these and have made quite a few to soon put together to make a quilt.

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Just a bit of experimenting with PP…the fabrics are not really suiting this

but I might do it again in different fabrics.

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More stitching…this is from Pam Kitty Morning….I am waiting on some fabric to

come so I can finish this ….I have needleturned 9 blocks all up.



and this one is a foundation pieced block…I might do a few more

and make it a lap size quilt…mostly a table topper.

I like to make them that size as then I can put them on my table

and not folded up and packed away in the corner.

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And this one is a Mini Medallion quilt which is part of a Series by Chrissy Lux of

Sew Lux Fabric for Clover & Violet.

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Well its now time for me to make a coffee….I am exhausted from doing this blog post he he he.

so I hope you all are well and happy and sewing up a storm.

hugs to all and

have nice day


Friday, 6 June 2014

Not too sure why….

When I read my blog what ever I post is ok but the headings or the other bits are all teeny tiny. I noticed it was like that on another blog as well. Does anyone know how to fix it?

Just want to show you the Row Along I did with A Bee In My Bonnet. I really love what Lori Holt does… she is an amazing designer.

I haven't finished it but have done all the quilt top and label.. next is quilting it. yay!!

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This is the label for it…..

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I have yet to quilt this one too..


Also I am enjoying doing Gail Pan’s BOM A Merry Christmas Garden .

We are up to Block 5 but I am not…I am a bit behind.

I have done

Block One

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Block Two

Block two

Block Three – Not a very good photo…

Block Three

So I have a couple to do to catch up and then it will be block Six and then that is another quilt done and ready to quilt.

Anyway I hope you are having a great time stitching and sewing

Hugs to all . . . . 

have nice day vickinametag3 





Sunday, 1 June 2014

Getting excited…..


In my last post I said I have something to tell you…well it is that I am off to Adelaide for the AMQ Festival. I cannot wait as Judi Madsen and Jenny Doan are going to be there and they are two very special ladies who I admire.

I love how Judi does machine quilting.. Its truly amazing and to have a lesson or two from her will be great. Jenny has terrific tutorials on patchwork and to watch her on YouTube is always a favourite past time of mine.

When I am there in Adelaide I am going to be staying with my dearest friend Dawn and that is very exciting as well.

We are going to the AMQ Festival together along with Wendy and Natalie and who ever else goes.

So that is my excitement :)

This is my little cutie – Bella :) She is a little dog but is just the best dog :) Such a cutie :) Just thought I would show you her.


Just a short blog post today

hugs to all

have nice day