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Little Birdie · 1W ago

oldies but goodies

Old and vintage fabrics, stitcheries and embroideries, old cloth and linen- I love all of these and love to work with them when I can. I have various bits and pieces that I’ve been lucky eno...
Little Birdie · 2W ago

quilt ideas

I often use a lot of text prints in my quilts- you know all those fabrics available in recent years that look like newspaper, or pages torn from a book, or random words, pictures of ticket s...
Little Birdie · 4W ago

orange marmalade

A few updates on what I’ve been sewing lately. This month’s colour sinchie challenge(Gatton Quilters Art Group) was to use the two colours orange and red. This is what I decided to do. I use...
Little Birdie · 1M ago

colour, colour and more colour

Today’s post is all about colour. Just a few random shots of the colourful things I’ve got happening in my sewing room at the moment. I was rummaging around in this jar of silk sari strips l...
Little Birdie · 1M ago

quilts connecting

The quilt show held in Brisbane on the last weekend of April by Queensland Quilters provided a look at the talents of quilters from all areas of Queensland. The show was called QuiltConnect ...
Little Birdie · 1M ago

improv stitching

I started a stitching project this year, which was mentioned on Instagram. It’s called One Year of Stitches, with the idea being to do some hand-stitching every day. It can be as little as o...
Little Birdie · 2M ago

gardens and dogs

Hi everyone. Thought I would show you a few photos of my sister’s garden from a recent visit. There’s something lovely to see there each time I go; my brother-in-law is the keen gardener and...
Little Birdie · 2M ago

orange and green

A little quilted 6inch square, in colours of orange and green and depicting something from the theme of flora and fauna. This is my contribution to that challenge. I really enjoy stitching m...
Little Birdie · 2M ago

urban sprawl

I made this quilt towards the end of last year but I don’t think I have shown it on here before. I call it Urban Sprawl and it is of my own design. I made it in the improv style; … Continue ...
Little Birdie · 2M ago

gardens

So, every now and then I post here some photos from our garden. Often we are in near-drought conditions and the grass is decidedly crunchy underfoot, but just now we have been fortunate to g...