In three years, British women will have much to celebrate. In three years, it will be 100 years since women first won the (partial) right to vote. That right was the culmination of a long, hard struggle – and although we’ve come a long way, ladies, there is still much work to be done. Every… Read More Wonder Women Festival Planning 2016 | give a whoop to the quilters!
Lo! and behold, here is my second entry into the Blogger’s Quilt Festival, into the Art Category this time. There are some really great quilts in the festival so far, I cannot wait for the voting to begin tomorrow! take a hint? update: you can cast your vote here! This quilt is one half of… Read More Blogger’s Quilt Festival | Art Quilt: Her Care
Good Day! I bring to you my Scrappy Category entry into the Blogger’s Quilt Festival, as it is my favourite finished quilt in the last 6 months. It is inspired by the African American improvisational block pattern called Housetops. It works similarly to a Log Cabin block, but worked corner to corner rather from center out.… Read More Blogger’s Quilt Festival | Baby Housetops Quilt
I have been dropping little hints to you lately about starting an etsy store. I wanted to get it all shiny and ready for you, but I can’t hold it in anymore! It’s not well stocked, so think of it as humble. I have a modest selection of quilts and potholders. Which will grow, in… Read More One of those scrap quilts, please.
I’m going to get right to it. Grafting is a load of bollocks. It is the most soul destroying activity within the realms of knitting. It is, the worst. Oh, yes, I finally finished my sock. One out of two! They fit and all! I managed the grafting on the second try, but it does… Read More knitting socks | week nine. That’ll do.
I’m not a person who takes photographs of everyday life, and it is a rarity that I take photographs of things other than what I have been making! But a few weeks ago, my friend and I were headed out to go to a knitting protest and I thought, Well, maybe I can get something… Read More Don’t stitch us up | Anti-Austerity Protest 4.10.15
Okay, so I had one thing to do this morning on this quilt. One thing, and I screwed it up. argh. I have been trying to get myself into a regular morning running routine this past week and a bit. Usually, I am a night runner, but since the days are getting shorter with the… Read More running + coffee + quilting = yes! oh wait, no.
Here we go, my first sock along post in a long while. It is technically not week 8 for me, but for the sake of simplicity let’s pretend it is. Plus it makes me feel less slow, because I am sure socks shouldn’t take this long to knit. I’m a bit rusty at this blogging… Read More knitting socks | week eight
I thought my first post back should be one that reminds you of how great I am. I’m an award winner. I would like to thank Maggie, who may or may not remember that she did in fact give me the Sunshine Award two months ago. It was quite a while back…. Since hearing of… Read More Sunshine Award