My name is Collette and I am a quilter from Scotland. I have been a patchworker and quilter for over a decade and love to share what I have been making here.

busy as a bee

Oh dear blog friends I have been neglecting you and I am so very sorry!  This week has been too busy for my liking.  Grass to cut, exercise to keep up with ( day 19 now!), kids to raise, sewing, visit to my mum yesterday, Sport's day tomorrow etc, etc, etc.!

So something had to give and unfortunately  it was the blog for a few days :(.  Never fear though because I have been sewing and thinking about sewing.

The baby churn dash is almost finished.  I am hand stitching the binding down just now and then after a wash and dry it should be ready to be added to my Etsy store!

I quilted this one in an echo of the plaid fabric.  Time consuming but lovely.

I was working on a commission order for a cafetiere cosy last week for a lady in New Zealand.  Can't wait to hear from her!

I also ordered some beautiful, soft Kona cotton solids which make lovely linings in my camera cases among other things and some more to add to my stash. 

I have lots of new projects in my head at the moment but no time to start any!  Isn't it always the way? 

Anyway I will be off for now.   Hope you are enjoying the slightly warmer weather!
Collette x


  1. Love your churn dash - it already looks well loved with it's muted tones!

  2. This is a gorgeous quilt and I love your quilting :)

  3. The quilting looks brilliant! Nice solids!

  4. Very cute. And the close up shot shows what nice fabrics you used.

  5. It turned out brilliantly. The quilting is lovely. Di x

  6. Great churn dash quilt C! I'm sure it will get snapped up! Jxo

  7. Looking good with that lovely quilting.
    and I love the colours you have gone for, in the kona. Look forward to seeing what you do!

  8. Your churn dash is really pretty Collete - I love it!!


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