Every Picture Tells a Story

Posted by Barbara on May 28th, 2015
Eliza's Indigo

In 1739, at the age of 16, Eliza Lucas moved to South Carolina to care for her invalid mother and her siblings and to manage three plantations inherited by her father.  Eliza experimented with a variety of seeds and found ...

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Posted by Barbara on May 17th, 2015

Quite what Darth Vader has to do with a Quilt Market I don’t know, nothing at all from our side of things I suspect,  but I’m a Sci Fi fan so I’m having a photo of  the man himself on my blog today.  The fact that my boss is standing ...

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The Northern Shop Hop

Posted by Barbara on May 10th, 2015
Shop Hop Car Pin

Hands up if you’re a collector!  I reckon most people have at least one little collection of something and most quilters I know have many.  Do you have a collection of charm squares? green fabrics? Threads you couldn’t ...

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Using Blenders & Solids

Posted by Barbara on May 7th, 2015
Choosing fabrics for a new project is one of my favourite occupations.  I go through my stash, pick out a bunch of fabrics I love together and then arrange them in a neat and tidy row on the floor so I can see what else I might need to put ...
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Musings after the Quilt Show

Posted by Barbara on May 3rd, 2015
Janet's quilt

This past weekend the quilt group I belong to held it’s annual quilt show.  We don’t have a theme for each show but somehow the quilts always seem to come together beautifully as if we do.  ...

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