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Little Birdie · 3d 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 · 1W 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 · 2W 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 · 3W 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 · 1M 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...
Little Birdie · 1M ago

green and white

I first ‘created’ this fabric in a workshop on printing, painting, enhancing and embellishing fabric. We used leaves and sticks and various surfaces for mono-prints and transferring images a...
Little Birdie · 1M ago

doing my block

I’ve been absent from here for the last 2 weeks because I’ve had a few internet problems (through no fault of my own, but took a long time to get fixed!) Hopefully it is all sorted out now, ...
Little Birdie · 2M ago

stretching the stitch

I’ve been working on my little stitch sampler- a project that a group of us began last year under the very capable tutelage of Jan Knight. We had all professed a desire to practice our hand ...
Little Birdie · 2M ago

shades of purple

The challenge for the art quilt group I belong to was to make a 6inch quiltlet using only two colours- for January it was purple and yellow, and for February it was purple and white.This is ...
Little Birdie · 2M ago

rows of colour

It seems everywhere around my part of the world is baking hot at the moment. With temperatures in the upper 30’s (C) for day after day, in fact over 40′ today, and no relief at night-time, I...