Archive for category : A Field Guide


September 13th, 2014 | A Field Guide, Moda fabric | 2 Comments

This is the ‘beauties of nature’ from my book ‘A Field Guide’ which inspired my fabric collection. You can buy it here or here or ask your local quilt shop for it.   Thank you to every single one of you who left a comment on my previous post. I read and enjoyed every single one! […]

A Field Guide- quilts for all seasons

September 27th, 2013 | A Field Guide, Books | 8 Comments

So, today I can finally show you my third book ‘A Field Guide- quilts for all seasons’. It’s actually been ready since the middle of August but today I finally had the time and the photos (thanks Sarah!) and the energy to list it in my Etsy shop and so here we are.   The […]

A Field Guide

June 10th, 2013 | A Field Guide | 3 Comments

Book 3 is coming along nicely. I’ve made every project (all 34 of them). And Sarah is coming in a minute to take the last photos of me for the Autumn chapter. We just might be the only people in England who are pleased the sun has gone in!  

big blog

I’ve started to think of this as my big blog and instagram as my little blog. It’s really quick and ‘come as you are’ over there. I like to be more considered here. Which explains why I’m there far more than I’m here. Anyway, I’m here now. This will be a large wall hanging similar […]


So, this is my job for today: design the quilting pattern, layer up and then start hand quilting my new Spring flowers quilt. The only cloud in the sky is that the whole quilt has to be finished for Thursday morning. Good bye, bed.  

my friend Sarah

March 8th, 2013 | A Field Guide, Books, Other | 5 Comments

This is my friend Sarah having fun with ‘Freya’. And yes, Sarah is as delightful as she looks there. So, Sarah is a photographer and is doing all the pictures for ‘A Field Guide’ (book 3- out August) which is just wonderful! Sarah has also been gently encouraged (okay, nagged) by me to start a […]

the boiler ate my morning

I drew a rabbit and fawn whilst the boiler was being serviced. The boiler man turned up an hour and a half late. And I know it’s daft but I couldn’t really settle until he came and then I couldn’t really do anything because he was here…                 […]

A Field Guide

January 25th, 2013 | A Field Guide | 7 Comments

here’s the paper moodboard for my third book. I’ve had the idea (the hard bit). I’ve made the Pinterest moodboard (the easy bit). I’ve bought the fabric (the best bit?) and now I just have to make it all happen. The late nights start now.