Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Quilters Exhibition in London

Last night was spent ignoring my uncompleted wall hanging which I am entering into our quilt clubs exhibition, instead I cut out 50odd felt hearts to embellish some valentines gifts for a market next weekend... I cannot ignore it for long, you know when you have reached a creative block with a piece and you have trouble deciding how to finish it? Maybe a trip out to a gallery this week will inspire me??

Our exhibition is on for the whole of March at Swiss Cottage Library, we are exhibiting quilts made by members of London Quilters it is open every day and free to visit, so if you are in London in March please come along, it will be stewarded by our members so there will always be someone there from our group to talk about the quilts.

We are having a private viewing on Thursday 1st of March 6pm, with some wine and a special guest contact me if you would like an invite!

There will be raffle tickets on sale, the prize being this group quilt made last year

must finish wall hanging, must finish wall hanging....

Friday, 13 January 2012

Friday the 13th

Started off this morning with a 24 min journey taking 1hr 15mins on the Jubilee line this morning, goodness knows what it will be like with the Olympics later in the year, London will be MANIC

Having said that, I have had a fairly decent day in the office and a lovely long lunch with a girlfriend catching up on all the gossip from Christmas/New Year.


make lots and lots and lots of bunting, have both the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics so will be making country flags, crowns and all things British, cannot wait for a long afternoon in my studio creating

Updates after the weekend, lets see if I can make some Jelly & Ice cream bunting....

Tuesday, 10 January 2012

New Year Resolutions - Fat Free Cupcakes

Resolutions are far too numerous to even get into right now, obviously one is the eat less sugar/fat/alcohol, yeah let's see how that goes!!!

I did however make some fat free cupcakes... yes you heard it right FAT FREE

fine print is, they are not edible

They are in fact filled with french lavender and are a natural moth repellent, pop them on a hanger in your wardrobe to fend off attacks.

I have them on a cake stand in my living room, I can have my cake, but not eat it ;)

Good luck anyone who is starting a New Year diet!

Monday, 9 January 2012

Long time no see....

I have been neglecting a few things over the last few months firstly my blog, lastly my laundry and a whole heap of things in between...

Now it is a NEW YEAR and will be trying to catch up in a big way

First post of the New Year will be a short one just showcasing some of the things I have been making over the festive period and dragging all over London to craft fairs and markets.

First up is my favourite thing in the world right now, bunting, I have been making lots and lots from all sorts of cottons, recycled men's shirts, hand dyed and some lovely quirky designer prints, I cannot get enough of if!

Then I have been making lavender filled wardrobe buddies to keep pesky moths from peoples wardrobes, I am having great fun creating different animals, someone asked me to make a tractor shaped one at the market this Saturday, will post the results on here next week.

Yummy calorie free cupcakes!!! what more could you ask for, currently have them on a cake stand in my living room.

Happy New Year to you all, thanks for stopping by...

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