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.


Wow!  How quickly is this old year going?  I can't believe we are into October and Autumn and nights drawing in already.

I have been so busy with life that I have been really living up to my badge at the side of this blog - Slow Blogger!  I do however, post a photo and a snippet almost daily on Instagram so feel free to follow me over there if you want a more regular update.  My username is poppypoochie.

My days have been taken up with sewing, learning new skills, teaching my patchwork classes and looking after two strong willed children.  It seems the older they get the harder they become to manage, much as I love them.

A few of my sewing projects have been for the wonderful Quilt Now magazine. 

 The little pouch in the corner is by me!
 That Applique mini quilt is mine too!
 I have been working on some art postcards( professionally printed) and am selling these in sets of 7 for £8.  If you would like to purchase then feel free to e-mail me and we can arrange. 

And last but by no means least I finished my imperfect version of Green Tea and Sweet Beans.  I have chosen to tie this quilt as I think too much quilting would distract from all the pretty blocks.  This one is all for me and my bedroom!  It measures around 54 " square and I have used a backing sheet from my late Gran to remind me of her.

Collette x


  1. It's so lovely to finally see the green tea and sweet beans quilt come together after watching you work on individual elements.

  2. The quilt is just beautiful. Congratulations on your magazine features too. x


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