Tag Archives: one day in may

Did you win? And a little eye candy…

Thank you so much! I feel so touched and encouraged in my designing after reading each of your comments on my giveaway. I really, truly wish I could send every one of you a Daisy Dance pattern. Two winners have been selected randomly. Drum roll please.... Read more

Let’s have a GIVEAWAY!

(Pattern giveaway details at the bottom of this post.) It feels great (like coming home kind of great) to have been more creatively productive recently. I love having a finished project and pattern in my hands, knowing the process it took to get to that moment. Usually I have a whole lot of projects underway at...
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May Love Grow Here…

Some designs float around in the mind for a long time before they're stitched. There is planning, consideration, changing of the mind, more planning. Some projects have a very slow beginning. Others seem to just "happen" all of a sudden. The idea seems to come from nowhere in particular... there's a...

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On a personal note…

I don't usually share here in a personal way. I hope you don't mind indulging me today... 2014 has put up some challenges I must say. I've found myself struggling to keep up with parenting a little one, all that comes with running a household and dealing with what feels like an onslaught...

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Are there enough words?

I'm not really sure that there are... International Quilt Market is mindboggling to me.
The sheer number of exhibitors, the amount of creativity and imagination under one roof! The sum total of knowledge, different techniques, "quilting wisdom" and design experience... just think of it!
How many seams have been sewn... or quilts have...

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One Day In May ~ Pattern Catalogue

Needlework is one of those things that takes hold of your heart. Designing is like that too. I love to create and play with fabric and thread, and particularly enjoy discovering new ways to use commonly found products.
My aim is to produce a unique range of patterns that combine simple...

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Giveaway Time & A Feast of Colour!

(Giveaway winners posted at bottom of post.) Each year at Australian Quilt Market, I relish the opportunity to catch up with friends and to see what wonderful new delights they have for us to create with!
Meet Katie, of Cottage Garden Threads. Cottage Garden Threads AQM KatieRead more

The little things…

As the end of the year approaches and the festive season begins, once the organising is done and the days of celebration arrive...
I begin to breathe a little more slowly. The days are all of a sudden less busy and there is more time for the little things...  Soaking in the...

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A Week of Milestones…

Hello! (Did you give up on ever seeing another blog post from me?) It has been almost 4 months since I last dropped in. Sometimes, it feels like only a moment ago. Wth a baby in the home, the days seem to disappear as quickly as they begin and are always full...

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Little by Little…

The past 4 months have been filled with all things baby. Hannah One Day In May 2013 Hannah is a joy, blossoming in a new way each day... and she couldn't be sweeter. In between "all things baby" I have...
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