… and I’m taking up knitting again

A couple of weeks ago, I blogged about needing a new hobby, since my hobby (patchwork and quilting) became my job. I also showed off a recently crocheted hat (click here if you missed it). I also showed a picture of a beautifully knitted Swiss hat, created – in conjunction with the Innocent drink company … Continue reading … and I’m taking up knitting again

A Quilt Pattern for Beginners (and what is a ‘fat quarter’?)

I have just published a new quilt pattern, designed specifically for anyone wanting to make their very first quilt. It's called 'Clouds and Smoke' because the original is made in creams and greys. I was so happy to find the beautiful stone building pictured above for the cover photo-shoot, with its rich mix of greys. … Continue reading A Quilt Pattern for Beginners (and what is a ‘fat quarter’?)