Unpick that border!

Hi y’all,

I’ve been unpicking the border on the pug quilt today. The pieced border that I had originally planned looked awful. It’s all part of the job. However it meant that my measurements were now completely out of whack. I spent last night with a calculator, a pen, and a ream of paper trying to work it out.


When I got up this morning I realised that all I had to do was add an extra 1/4in to one of the inner borders and all was fixed size-wise. Duh. Sometimes you can’t see the wood for the trees.

Today I’ve sewn 45 blocks for the new border and it is the happiest quilt I’ve made by far! This one’s a good one!

pugs 1

A couple of days ago I posted that I was going to sell some of my sample quilts. Thank you to everyone who messaged me. I’m sorry I haven’t replied to some (a lot) of you yet. I was completely taken by surprise at the response I received. To be honest I was unprepared for it and I’ve stuck my head in the sand a little.

I will make a list of names, in the order you have contacted me and when I price everything up I’ll message you.

bucket of pugs

Enjoy your weekend lovelies, I’m off to bed. It’s been a big week. toni xx

Going Grizzly.

Happy Monday lovelies! I made great progress on the pugs this weekend, I should be finished the top by the end of the week. Then I’m planning on tackling the giraffe quilt.

We are still without an internet connection and I’m desperately saving what little is left of our data allowance on my cell phone. We can top up, but it’s hellishly expensive to do so.


Eeek! I just did some math. We pay $80 for 1000GB on our home plan, but it costs $10 for 1GB on the mobile phone. It would cost $10,000 to have the same amount of access on our mobile. Dear God, surely I’m mistaken!

Time to go all Camp Grizzly on their butts!

Don’t forget that our weekend specials end today. ‘Space Quest‘ is up for $5 and ‘Our House‘ is $4 (PDF only). You have a few hours to grab a copy at these cheap-as-chips prices!

Have a fun day everyone! toni xx

February Thermoweb DecoFoil Giveaway

Thanks for your patience everyone, we’re now entering our third week without an internet connection. My poor phone is really copping a beating.
  • The winner of the (newsletter subscribers) Thermoweb Deco Foil giveaway is Catherine S.
  • The winner of the (Facebook Red Boots Gang) Thermoweb Deco Foil giveaway is Carolyn R.
CONGRATULATIONS lovelies! I’ve contacted the winners via email.
deco foil giveaway februaryThe ‘Our House’ PDF pattern is on special for $4 in our Etsy store this weekend. The printed version is $11.50 which includes free shipping. This little quilt (or wallhanging) is super cute and looks brilliant hanging on a bedroom wall.
craftsy-ourhouseHave a lovely weekend everyone, toni xx

Space Quest

Space Quest has been uploaded to the Etsy store for the special introductory price of $5 for the PDF pattern and $11.50 for the printed pattern. This is a great quilt for the little astronauts in your life. Use the Shop button at the top of the page to be taken to our Etsy store.
We still don’t have an internet connection so please bear with us.
toni xx


It’s Giveaway Time!

The winners of the Therm-o-Web February giveaway will be drawn today!
Join up to our newsletter or our Facebook Group “The Red Boots Gang” to win a Thermoweb DecoFoil pack. We have two to giveaway and each pack includes (3) tubes of DecoFoil and (1) pack of the adhesive sheets you need to fuse it to your projects.
DecoFoil is the perfect way to add glitz and glitter to our new Space Quest quilt which will be released later today 🚀🛸
deco foil giveaway february