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Little Birdie · 1W ago

colour- my favourite topic

I have been making some more blocks for the Shimmer quilt I started quite some time ago. You might remember I posted about it back here. This is a progress photo which gives the gist of how ...
Little Birdie · 3W ago

something different

So, I went to a workshop last week. The tutor was Marg Sampson George, and while most of the others were a frequent repeater to her classes, my first foray was a great experience. I had a lo...
Little Birdie · 4W ago

still stitching

A little progress report on my year-long hand-stitching project- One Year of Stitches. I’ve been continuing to do a few stitches every day on this and it has been slowly building and growing...
Little Birdie · 1M ago

recent challenges

Creating a textile or mixed-media art postcard illustrating travel destinations of the world- this is the current challenge of Gatton Quilters. The theme for October is Mexico. Continuing on...
Little Birdie · 1M ago

in portobello road

The Cloth Shop in London, on Portobello Road in Notting Hill, is one of those beautiful little shops where you just stand and look around before going more than a few steps inside the door. ...
Little Birdie · 2M ago

eye candy in Paris

We managed to find a few sewing and quilting-related shops on our recent trip to France & England. It was handy to have looked them up before we went so we had a list of possibles to try and...
Little Birdie · 2M ago

catch up

Well, I’ve been away from this blog for about a month now while on holiday. I’ve been over to the Festival of Quilts in Birmingham, UK, as well as lots of other sights in England and France....
Little Birdie · 3M ago

a baby quilt – Little Owl

I recently finished this baby quilt as a gift for a recipient that likes lots of bright colours! I first spotted the fabric with the black and white animals- the owl, the bear and fox, and b...
Little Birdie · 4M ago

red and purple

I have this desire to re-create a textile version of a close-up picture of a flower. I’ve tried a few times with varying levels of success. I love to take macro photos of flowers, to show th...
Little Birdie · 4M ago

last of the season

I’ve been playing with some photos and the photo-editing program I have on my computer- I use PhotoScape, which is a free online program and has a lot of scope for editing and creating diffe...