Milestone

No sooner have I posted about whacky races but another first in Elder’s development. He has been loving the literary ahem, delights of Fleabag Monkeyface which we have been reading at bedtime.. Tonight he finally grasped that he could sit in bed and read it himself!! Yay!! He even came downstairs and said that he…

Quiltmania(c)

as promised…here’s my Texan beauty…sawtooth star, all hand pieced and quilted…I love it…I hope you do too.

Anticipation

My antique quilt is sitting in the post depot, I’ve shelled out the VAT and it will be delivered tomorrow…I can’t wait! I know it’s a bit sad but I can’t help it. Quilts hold a lot of meaning to me, they make me feel happy and remind me of my mother so much. She…

My first quilt

  Here’s one I made REALLY earlier. Recently we went to visit friends who we hadn’t seen for a long time. My friend showed me the quilts I had made for her two daughters – still being used and loved every day. I never took a picture of them new so grabbed my camera to…

“The best biscuits I’ve ever tasted”

I am not much of a cook. Dear Husband (DH) does most of the cooking tbh. I pootle about with baking instead. My grandmother taught me to bake. We used to make a full afternoon tea spread whenever we went up to visit her. Apple pie (lots of cloves), coffee cake, cheese scones…you can imagine….

Those were the days my friend

I thought a trip down memory lane was in order as I’ve just found some of my quilt photos. Some of these are quite old I must admit but its nice to see them again. Each has it’s own story attached to it – that’s why I love quilts. for my MIL who loves cats…