Frozen

things I have learnt this week: 1. December is cold. Very cold. 2. Small electrical heaters are worthy of canonisation. 3. As are scarves, fingerless gloves and cardigans. 4. I am not cut out to be a market stall vendor 5. Stitchopolis has very many quilters 6. I’ve met quite a few now 7. Mum…

Stalled

Did I mention my soon-to-be-open stasherella stall? I’m committed to a week of hopefully Christmas cheer and ker-ching in equal measures. I’m in the process of working out my stock. I’m developing the ‘Stasherella Home’ collection, drawing the design on cushions, ceramics and maybe lampshades. I’ve also got the antique quilts including this beauty So,…

Fair enough

To the vintage fair… Not as a member of the paying public no, but as a fine upstanding member of the stall holding community. I say upstanding, of course, that’s only my version… I spent most of the day bobbing up and down sitting on my chair because my foot was hurting so badly. However, peeping…

Back to the drawing board

I’ve been stepping up my drawing and artwork and now I’ve got some designs printed as panels to make cushions with. Like?

Lucky dip

A busy day thus far….a successful craft show where I sold a quilt (thanks Dilly), a load of blocks and some vintage books. I also saw some good friends too. Financially good but emotionally better. How lovely to meet fellow quilt nuts and feel among friends when admitting to stroking my quilts and not wanting…

Who will buy?

So I finally got round to photographing and posting some more quilts on to etsy. Here is a sneak preview. Click on the link to the right for further information if you’re interested. One has already gone!

Take my breath away

I know that I am slightly weird about quilts. I feel so attached to them when they come to my door. However, this recent shipment has quite literally taken my breath away. Here are a a few initial pictures. I really don’t think I can sell the Schoolhouse one, it is absolutely gorgeous.

This little light…

I went to ikea today and survived. Not only that I managed to get. Stand for my up cycled lampshade. You like? It’s going in my office, to cheer me as I work. Ive also done a couple of collages fòr Stasherella. And, most excitingly, a number of my quilts are going into auction here…