• Chester Criswell Quilt

    The (not) Wedding Quilt pt. 1

    I have always loved antique quilts. Baltimore Quilts, Civil War Quilts, English, Australian, American, Welsh… it has never really mattered where they came from, it is the story that they hold in their stitching which has intrigued me and fascinated me. It is these quilts which drew me to quilting in the first place. But truth be told, I don’t make as many of them as I would like to. I have been looking closely at the Chester Criswell Quilt for a while now after seeing a modern interpretation of one made by Michelle Law (pictured below). I thought, in the greatest quilting tradition, that I would give it a…

  • It is finished

    All of the Fandoms

    Inspiration can hit at the most amusing of times. I had wanted to make one of Jen Kingwell’s Steampunk Quilts for quite some time, but hadn’t quite settled on the what theme or the how. SO there I was sitting in a movie theatre bored out of my brain (can’t remember what the movie was now), and thought about some fabric that I had seen someone make a Star Wars themed shirt out of on Instagram. Fussy cutting that, how hard could that be? Turns out I needed a LOT of fabric for this one. Enter the Fandoms. We love fandoms… all of them… but we also recognise that not…