hi lovelies, i'm currently almost completely incapacitated with an elbow/wrist/thumb injury that is making it impossible to hold a pen much less doing anything quilt related. i don't really know what it's all about just yet, i'm hoping it's something as simple as overwork and it will heal soon. my daughter has been setting me… Continue reading much ado about something
Hi lovelies, another week has passed by and where it went I don't really know. This speeding train we call 2022 is fast heading towards the cliff that is the 31st December and I'm not sure whether I'm ready to be hurtled into another new year quite yet. Christmas trees, fairy lights, and giant inflatable… Continue reading Happy Friday Specials
Hi again lovelies, I totally forgot that I put the "Here Comes Santa" Santa sack pattern on sale this weekend. The digital PDF pattern is half price, $5, for this weekend only. Sale ends 15/11/2022 AED. Have fun, happy sewing! toni xx
Good morning everyone! It's a lovely sunny Saturday here in Brisbane, I think it's going to be a hot one today. We're still hunkered down and avoiding people due the plague. Thanks for everyone's solutions re masks, I appreciate your help and suggestions. We've tried most of them before, it's simply the amount of time… Continue reading Free Christmas Apron Pattern
Hi lovelies, it's that time of year again! You can find Erik (I've decided to name my little Christmas gnome) on our free projects page. You can also click on the image above to download the pattern. We are currently playing the Covid game again *sigh*. Our lovely daughter was a bridesmaid at a much… Continue reading Erik the Christmas Gnome
Good morning y'all, it's November! I'm not even going to worry about where October went. I'm still working on 2021 time roflol. Thank you for your kind and considered comments on my last post. If I didn't reply, it's not because I'm being rude or don't care, it's because my brain gets very overwhelmed sometimes… Continue reading It’s Friday!
Hello y'all, how are you on this Wednesday afternoon? I've just popped in to put to bed a little bit of chatter that's come to my attention. To clear everything up I suffer from severe ADHD - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. I'm not depressed, bipolar, borderline or any of the other suggestions being made. It… Continue reading Is it Wednesday?
Hi y'all, happy Monday to you! I've uploaded the last of the 2022 bonus blocks to the My Favourite Things page. The last (11) blocks are joined vertically and then sew to the right-hand side of the quilt. I've also uploaded a set of numbers to the page. What started as an exercise to overcome… Continue reading My Favourite Things : Finished!
I shouldn't write blog posts or newsletters at the very end of the day when I'm tired and hungry and not at my best, it makes me sound like a miserable ass. I have no idea why I write them at 6pm, which has always been the worst part of the day for me (6am… Continue reading Ps. Joyful Things
Hi y'all, I've uploaded the first ten bonus blocks of our Thermoweb sew-along to the website. These are joined together and added to the bottom of the quilt. I'll upload the remaining (11) blocks plus the numbers 0-9 in the next few days. Our Facebook Group, The Red Boots Gang, has all the templates uploaded to the files section… Continue reading My Favourite Things Bonus Blocks