Archive for July, 2013

Festival of Quilts

July 30th, 2013 | Patchwork and quilting | 14 Comments

the summer quilt from my new book ‘A Field Guide- quilts for all seasons’ Well, only 8 sleeps until the Festival of Quilts! I’ve got a new book and an artisan apron pattern to launch this year (if you’ve heard me talk or been to a workshop you’ll know the apron I mean!) and am […]

Betty and Ruby

July 3rd, 2013 | Family | 8 Comments

So, I have Ruby a couple of days a week to help my friends out whilst they’re at work. Ruby, Betty and my boys are all best friends. It’s good. Except for Monday. Because Monday was the day of the great raisin robbery. Raisins are highly toxic to dogs– even a little snack box amount […]


July 1st, 2013 | Other | 4 Comments

Whilst I was teaching at West Dean‘s Fusion event the other Saturday I also managed to learn a new craft. I was taught by Debbie Siniska to make a big corsage using rags, hessian and a bodger. And I loved it, just as much as I hoped I would. So, I’m all set- I’ve got […]