Category Archives: Quilt process

The 100th Post

Today, the day of my 100th post, I have been busy mending and making things.  And feeling very self-righteous to boot. I finished making all of the squares for my string quilt:I made a cover for my new laptop (macbook … Continue reading

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Since I’ve been back

Well, as you know, I thought I was over the whole quilting thing, but I have a whole heap of bits and pieces from the 7 quilts I have made and while home, I was talking with a friend of … Continue reading

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All about colour

It has been horribly smoggy in Beijing recently in the build up to the APEC conference.  Now that the conference is on, the skies are blue and high and the sun is unhindered so the temperatures have been just a … Continue reading

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Alexia’s Quilt

(Nicole, if you are reading this, pretend the quilt is a HUGE surprise when it arrives!) I was on the lookout for some nice shabby chic type fabric that wasn’t too pretty or pink.  I found Rosewater by Verna Mosquera … Continue reading

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When the sewing machine breaks down

So, my sewing machine gave up the ghost on the first day of a week-long holiday.  I was not surprised but neither was I impressed.  I had been looking forward to the break because I had a couple of projects … Continue reading

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Ch-ch-ch-changes

I’ve been in Beijing for two and half years and, while I am still totally beguiled by Beijing, I am really far too lazy to take photographs of all the marvellous things I see and then transfer them magically to … Continue reading

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