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Burgess Hill, West Sussex, United Kingdom
I love patchwork and quilting; I love learning new techniques and perfecting the old ones, but most of all I enjoy passing on what I have learnt to others. The most important thing is that we all have loads of fun!

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Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Nearly There....

Binding on the Bento Box quilt is almost complete. Here it is in full....

Pattern to follow soon.

And a close-up on the quilting.... thanks to my friend on the Isle of Wight for the idea of using words on a quilt. I couldn't decide how to quilt the border area and then remembered her idea of using words in quilting, so I assembled a list of Christmassy words and phrases and "wrote" them around the quilt!
Snow is falling - Jingle Bells - Mince Pies - Winter Wonderland - Mulled Wine - Seasons Greetings...........

Monday, 17 December 2012

Wonderclips are wonderful

I've been busy trying to get my Bento Box quilt finished before Christmas, since it's made of Christmassy fabrics - namely a Jelly Roll and Charm Pack from the Joy collection by Kate Spain.
I sewed the binding on by machine this evening and now I'm at the 'fold it over the back and hand-stitch it' phase. A bit worried about having all the usual pins in the quilt with the new leather sofa (I'll get into trouble if there's any scratches on it!), so I decided to make use of the new Clover Wonderclips. What fun!