Quilting

SEW Hip! Rudi the Raccoon….the prequel

SEW Hip! Rudi the Raccoon is my sixth SEW Hip! 2010 Challenge and it's another soft toy. I am not sure how I feel about making another soft toy after the debacle with Henrietta the Hippo. Am I really ready to go seven rounds with a Raccoon?!  I am not so sure I am, but […] Read more…

SEW Hip! Rustic Throw….the prequel

The SEW Hip! Rustic Throw (issue 3) is my next 2010 Sew Hip! Challenge. I am looking forward to this project. It has a 'beginners' difficult rating which means it should be quick and easy. No hexagons, no stuffing, no tiny feet, no quilting….this is going to be a lovely walk in the park. All […] Read more…

SEW Hip! Hexagonal…the prequel

With the first of February's SEW Hip! 2010 Challenges (Strips & bricks Quilt, issue 5) out of the way it's time to have a look at this month's second offering the; SEW Hip! Vintage Cloth Hodall (issue 3, pg 68). I chose this project because I relished the idea of finding a gorgeous piece of […] Read more…

SEW Hip! Strips & Bricks….the prequel

With only 2 weeks to go before the start of my next 2010 SEW Hip! challenge (the Strips & Bricks quilt) I have been busy preparing the way. I have read the instructions (all good), I have studied the photos (very nice) and I have a back-up plan (just in case). I have even been […] Read more…

Patchwork Surprise…………Quilting In No Time

As part of my "find my creative gene" 2009 New Years resolutions (New Year's Resolutions & Revealations) I listed sewing as an area to explore. It's nearly 6 months into 2009, and apart from the cross stitch kits I did at Easter I haven't brought my sewing machine out once this year. To rectify this […] Read more…

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