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My very own ad !

Check out the first everĀ TV ad by Etsy, customised for my own shop !     If you have an Etsy shop, find out how to create your own version in 5 minutes ! ~ Catherine Advertisements

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New York, Baby… again !

I am in Brooklyn again for the second time in 2 months to come and meet my colleagues at Etsy. ~ Catherine

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Zig Zag Custom quilt #2

Step 3 – Squaring up the blocks – 1.5 hours Unless you can sew the perfect 1/4in seam allowance every time, your blocks are likely to be slightly wonky and may not assemble perfectly once you start forming your lines. … Continue reading

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Zig Zag Custom Quilt in progress #1

I was delighted to be contacted by Kirstin through my Etsy shop about making her a Zig Zag Quilt similar to this one. This post is a way of keeping her informed of my progress (I promised to deliver the … Continue reading

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New year, new me !

No, none of these unsustainable new year resolutions here ! After two and a half years enjoying myself at home quilting and blogging, I am going back to paid employment. That’s right, I started this week in the new Dublin … Continue reading

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Obsession with small purses and shop update

I have spent the last week using up every last bit of leftover batting and scraps to make small purses : The Hearts and the earbud pouches are using Erin Erickson’s tutorialsĀ and the dumplings are from here. These are only … Continue reading

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Shwe Shwe Diamond quilt completed

Another UFO bites the dust ! I finally completed the Shwe Shwe diamond quilt and did some echo quilting along the diamond seams : And here is the back to better see the quilting : Watch out for it in … Continue reading

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Marimekko Love

I first saw this fabric on a Fatboy bean bag a couple of years ago and loved it at the time but I didn’t know what it was. I don’t know why I liked it so much as I am … Continue reading

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UFO inventory – April 2011

Like many crafters out there, I start projects faster than I can finish them. This means that my pile of UFOs gets bigger and bigger ! Now is time to take stock : Sashiko quilt This quilt top is finished … Continue reading

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Shop Update : 3 new quilts

I have just added 3 new quilts to my Etsy shop : Rainbow Windows Hexagon Baby Quilt Indigo Shwe Shwe Go take a look ! ~~Catherine

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