Austin House by Carolyn Friedlander as a mini quilt

Austin House Mini Quilts

All of us Down Under are lucky enough to have Carolyn Friedlander visiting Australia at the moment. I have been known to use her fabrics just a tad: She is one of my favourite fabric designers and I was so happy to snag a spot at one of her workshops a couple of weekends ago. …

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The Plus Side quilt pattern by Bonjour Quilts. An easy modern quilt suitable for beginners; pattern available for sale.

Plus Side Quilt – With a Twist

I’ve been wanting to make another version of my The Plus Side quilt pattern for a while now (pattern can be found here). I really like the layout of my last one (in Carkai by Carolyn Friedlander) and wanted to try it again with different colours: I went with a scrappy collection of FQs in …

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Queen-sized quilt by Kirsty at Bonjour Quilts - made in Anna Maria Horner fabrics

Queen Sized Wholecloth Quilt Pattern

It’s time for the Blogger’s Quilt Festival over at Amy’s Creative Side. Here is the second queen sized quilt I made recently (first one can be seen here). This time I went with a wholecloth quilt pattern. This quilt is full of beautiful saturated Anna Maria Horner colour and showcases the Summer Totem in Tart …

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Flex Frame Pouch Tutorial

Are you looking for a good way to store and organise your small quilting templates? How about a flex frame pouch? This pouch is made of both transparent vinyl and fabric. I chose vinyl because I wanted to be able to see at a glance which templates were in what pouch. I found my vinyl in …

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Umbrella Prints Trimming Competition 2015 - Bonjour Quilts. A Made by Rae Ruby top with patchwork yoke and hem detail.

Scrap Fabric Projects – Patchwork yoke top

Hello all, here’s a recent scrap fabric project I finished! This was also my entry in the Umbrella Prints Trimmings Challenge. When I first heard about the contest I thought ‘what a great idea’! Anyone who’s followed this blog for a while will know that I love scrap fabric projects – especially on the micro …

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Off the Rails - a free quilt pattern from Bonjour Quilts

Rail Fence quilt pattern

A rail fence quilt pattern. Or is it a fence rail quilt pattern? I’ve seen it both ways and I’m confused! I had another finish this week – this time a lap-sized (60″ x 66″) quilt. I’m calling it Off the Rails as it uses the rail fence quilt block, but in random placement/orientation in …

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Big Patchwork Tote made by Kirsty at Bonjour Quilts from Krista's book Make it, Take it.

Make it, Take it – Big Patchwork Tote

About a month ago I bought a copy of Krista Hennebury’s book, Make It, Take It. It’s a great sewing book with 16 pretty and useful projects to sew for yourself or for others. There are so many lovely people in the online quilting world, and Krista is one of them. I was lucky enough to …

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True North Mini in Doe

This past week has been my  week of OPS – Other People’s Stuff. I’ve had such a fun time sewing other people’s patterns – first there was Jane’s Bob Box and now I have my version of a pattern by Peta from She Quilts A lot. It’s called True North, and I’ve made the mini version (finishes …

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Rectangle Log Cabin Quilt Pattern

A rectangle log cabin quilt pattern tutorial. Earlier this year, on instagram, I noticed there was a #scrappylogcabinQAL and a movement to #sewmystash2015. I had been stashing sunny yellow fabrics for almost a year to make my daughter some sort of quilt. Why not combine the two hashtags and sew my daughter a log cabin …

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