Introducing block 19 on the “I dropped the button box” quilt

 Today I am introducing block 19, of the “I dropped the button box” quilt. As you can see  this block consists of 7 pieces. Some of the fabric used in this block are  a bit different as they are not normally included in crazy quilting blocks. I have seen loads of …

Elizabeth Gilbert on nurturing creativity

  If you listen to Elizabeth Gilbert’s presentation while you stitch I think you will find it interesting. Elizabeth Gilbert approaches the idea of being a professional in a creative industry from a refreshingly new slant. She questions the idea that creativity and anguish is linked, and asks if the …

Sites worth bookmarking: Embroidery and Embroider

Embroidery and Embroider is a site where it is well worth making a cuppa and settling back for a good browse as it houses more then 300 free traditional embroidery designs. There is patterns for Assisi, Florentine or Bargello embroidery, Alphabets if you love samplers, Blackwork and heaps of resources …