From the category archives:

Around The Block Swap

I know, I know…

by Kate on December 31, 2009

I did say I was going to take a break from the machine and the Mac but I couldn’t farwell 2009 without showing you one last finished project. Alfie’s ‘Blue Daze’ is finished. Am smitten. Karen, has yet again done a fantastic job on the quilting and I am quite taken with the quitling swirls […]


Pins and Points…

by Kate on October 27, 2009

Another month, another ‘Around the Block’ block…well in this case it’s two blocks. The lovely Lara sent out a great mix of chocolate, orange and blue fabrics and requested strong, bold and clear blocks influenced by stars and pinwheels. Introducing the Nine Patch Star which measures 12″. And the ‘Cant’ Stop Spinning’ Pinwheel (who comes […]


Blue Daze…

by Kate on October 21, 2009

Over the weekend and after a few frantic messages to Rita I finally managed to put together Alfie’s quilt. Alfie’s Blue Daze quilt is a result of the Around The Block quilting bee – what a FANTASTIC job the girls have done. (I must apologise for the photo, it was quite tricky to get a […]


Busy Bee…

by Kate on October 6, 2009

I find it so much easier to put together blocks when I love the fabric and I guess that is the challenge of quilting bees, some months I’m not all that inspired by the fabric. Not the case this month! October has been a fantastic fabric month when it comes to the two quilting bees […]