February Furtling

As a lover of words, I was very happy to learn, last month, of a word that is not only new to me but rhymes with turtle…The word is ‘Furtle’ and ‘Furtling’ means ‘having a rummage, a delve, a look at the contents of something’ (Helen’s definition). So I have furtled around to see what […]

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A Needle Cushion

Always and forever, against all advice both off and online, I have kept my needles in my pincushions. I have made needle cases and been gifted needle cases and, really, I think needle cases are a great idea. From time to time, I’ve even resolved to use them. But always I revert back because it’s […]

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Quilted Phone Case

A simple quilted phone case with felt lining for a guest and a Friday Finish! So I’m off to link up with Izzy at Dizzy Quilts for TGIFF and to see what everyone else has been sewing lately :D Happy Sewing! Janine @ Rainbow Hare

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Fractured Colours Cushion

It’s Friday and, for once in a long long, time, I have a proper sewing/quilty kind of finish! A little while ago, I was lucky enough to win a gorgeous AMH charm pack from AMY at CLOUD COU COU. I cut into it straight away and paired it up with some Collage and some PBJ Layer Cake […]

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WIP

Started – something quilty at last – using up some leftover backing from this quilt and an odd sized piece of sheeting. In Progress – Anyone who makes jokes along the lines of ‘the worst Winter I ever had was the Summer I spent in the UK!’ should try a Winter visit!  I finished off the felt […]

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More Jewellery Rolls

A little progress with the WIP this week. Two more Jewellery rolls finished and ready to wrap up. And I’ve caught up the Colour My World Challenge, hosted by M-R at Quilt Matters. The orange sun is an experiment in needle sculpting a face – not amazing but an interesting exercise…and the grey dresden must be […]

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Wrapping it up! A Tutorial

(There are tutorials for these very quick and easy calico bags and hanging stars at the end of this post) Welcome to Rainbow Hare Quilts for my day on the Thursday Think Tank Holiday Hop! In case you’ve missed any of the hop posts so far, here is the schedule:   1. November 1 – Making […]

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Christmas on a shoestring!

This year has been particularly economically challenging for us so all my WIP this week relates to making Christmas on a shoestring! Luckily, we sewists are blessed with a stash of beautiful scraps but it’s not always easy to think what to make for our non-sewing friends and relations, who probably won’t love love a […]

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Cello Cushion

I have been having camera issues! Every time I’ve connected my camera and lap top lately my photos have been disappearing :( I’ve been madly sewing late into the nights trying to make everyone Christmas presents and then no pictures but I think I’ve solved this now so these photos were a quick test. This was the […]

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