My most recent quilt – and an update on my Dad

November 17th, 2015 was a significant day for me; it was my birthday; it was...

Garment sewing…

The last few weeks I've been increasingly inspired to sew. It started when I shifted...

How we made over our kitchen for under $1,000.

This week we finished renovating our kitchen. If you didn't catch the before/after post you...

Before & After – The kitchen!!

If you'd have told me a month ago that I'd be writing this post, I...

Before & after – Hannah’s bedroom…

When we first viewed our home, Hannah's room (to be) looked like this: It wasn't a...

Before & after – the master bedroom…

One of the main things that attracted me to this house when we purchased it...

Before & after – Abbie’s room revealed…

Don't you just love a good before and after photo shoot? The art of transformation -...

6 months worth of news…

  I just thought I'd surprise you by dropping into your feed after another unintentional break...

The start of a new chapter…

Wow, it feels a bit awkward writing this after so long away... Almost like it's...

Hellooooo Lycra…

I have never really spent much time sewing stretch fabrics. It's not that I haven't wanted...

Grand Reveal – Abbie’s quilt…

Wow it has been so long since I've had a quilt reveal! Ever we decided to...

The news…

It's been another long while since my last update so I thought I'd give you...

Finally some sewing…

Despite the fact I kept Abbie home from Kindy today with the sniffles I actually...

Togonoxie 9 patch progress…

It was my turn in January to choose the block for my hive 8 stashbee...

Tonganoxie 9 patch block – a tutorial

Hi Everyone! I scheduled this post to appear on the 4th January while I was on...

Sew Cute Tuesday…

  I thought I'd join in with my friend Alyce at Blossom Heart Quilts today for...

Some new ranges…

I'm sure you are getting sick of the sight of skirts on my blog, but...

Great Gift Idea…

I love happy customers! It's always so touching when people take time out of their busy...

Pattern Release – Easy Rotary Cutter Skirt for Girls 1-7 Years…

  Wahoooo it's here... My rotary cutter twirly skirt pattern is finally available!!! It's been a bit of...

Time to join another virtual quilting bee…

It's been almost a year since my last virtual quilting bee finished... Well, technically less since...

More dresses…

After a slow week my creative space has been humming again today making more dresses...
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Selfish sewing…

With my first market only a few weeks away, I really should be concentrating on...
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Basic Applique Tutorial…

Hi There.Welcome to another "Share it Saturday" post where I will endeavour to share my knowledge...
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{My} Machine Binding Tutorial

Hi There. Welcome to another "Share it Saturday" post where I will endeavour to share my knowledge...
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Renovations Round 2…

All week I've been getting more and more frustrated with the half finished state of...

GRAND REVEAL – My Quilt…

So I don't know if you happen to have noticed, but in the last week...
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Framed Purse Tutorial…

Welcome to my first "share it Saturday" post, where I will endeavour to share my...
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"All-in-one" Bag Pattern Release – A GIVEAWAY…

I am so excited to share my latest pattern with you,The "all-in-one" bag...The inspiration for...
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39/52…

 **  portrait of my children once a week, for 52 weeks...Hannah: You have not been...
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Coming soon….

Guess what - I have a new pattern on the horizon...Please meet the "all-in-one" bag:Or...
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Trying new things…

It's been a week of getting brave in this house...1) I put my application in...
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Work in Progress Wednesday…

First of all - WOW my last WIP report was last June 2012!!!That's a long...
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Tutti Fruity Progress…

Progress on Abbie's "Tutti Fruity" quilt has been made...I currently have 7 out of the...
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Renovating Weeks 6-8…

Wow have I been slack with blogging recently!!I guess that's partly because we've been unpacking...
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Home Sweet Home…

What a difference a week makes!!!This time last week we moved into our new house...
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The Big Move…

Friday was our big moving day...The day we got to be reunited with all our...
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Renovating Progress – Week 5

I just had to stop and do the maths because I seriously cannot believe I've...
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The grim side of renovating…

It hasn't always been plain sailing and glossy finishes in this here renovation land over...
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Renovating Progress – Week 4

It's really hard to believe that it has been a whole month since we picked...
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Renovating – Week 3…

Last week I gave you the first real peak of our new home and a...
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Renovating – Week 2… {The first proper peak}

It has been a crazy few weeks here in the Flutter household!I kind of feel...
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Renovating – Week 1…

Well... we are into the first week of ripping our new home apart...I'm not sure...
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Home Sweet Home…

Well... yesterday was a break-out-into-a-crazy-dance-with-excitement day for us here Flutters!!!Who could think that picking up...
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A Quilt for Tammi…

Back in October my friend Tammi & I decided to do an advent swap.The idea...
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Bee blocking…

I haven't been feeling very well this week...Constant headaches and really low energy have seen...
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Bloggers Quilt Festival Oct 2012…

Amy over at Amy's Creative Side is hosting a Blogger's Quilt Festival while Fall Quilt...
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Love it or hate it?!

Either way, I did it today!!Paper piecing that is...To be perfectly honest paper piecing has...
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The post I promised for 2 days ago…

Meh, I'm nothing if not unreliable at the moment.No valid excuse.Other than it's been busy...
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After the move…

Sooooo.... we had a busy weekend moving our entire house around! Well it pretty much...
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I spy with my little eye… A new quilt!

Yesterday we found ourselves at a bit of a loose end...We couldn't really go anywhere,...
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WIP Wednesday…

A bit of progress this week, but lets face it; not my most productive week...
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Tuesday Tidbits….

**  In breaking news - I am now on Instagram!**  Since I am not part...
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Confessions of…

A block-o-hol-ic!!...***Wow it's been more quiet around here than usual hasn't it?!Everything is fine I...
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WIP Wednesday

Wow, what do you know... I actually have something to report...Which is very surprising to...

Desperate Housewives Quilt block Tutorial…

Have you seen the Desperate Housewives Quilt Along by Jane from Want it, Need it,...

Grand Reveal – "Lounge Quilt" Edition

Showing you this quilt today is a little out of order, because I actually finished...

A Grand Reveal – Reverse Rainbow Starburst Quilt…

It's done, it's done and I couldn't be happier! From this rough idea in my head... To this...
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WIP Wednesday…

Wow. I haven't done a Work.In.Progress Wednesday report since February!!Granted it was the last day...
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Tuesday Tidbits…

**  Eeeek I have something quilting related to show you for a change...Check this out:**...
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WIP Wednesday…

Wow. It's been over a month since my last WIP report!And actually that was a...
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More Bee blocks…

This is our second month into the new CARE do. Good Stitches bee and I...

Reverse Rainbow Starburst Block – A Tutorial…

I have been wracking and wracking my brains over the last few days to come...
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Grand Reveal 2 – The "Cheeky Quilt"…

**  Health warning to any colour phobes out there - this will not be the...

Grand Reveal 1 – The girls’ quilts…

The first thing I have to say to you as I present you these quilts...
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Blankets of Love update…

This week I have finally got our first batch of Blankets of Love finished &...
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WIP Wednesday…

Smug... that's what I was feeling this week...Oh so smug! It was very short lived though...
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WIP Wednesday…

Well lookee here... 2 weeks in a row of WIP Wednesday reports AND I actually...
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WIP Wednesday….

I'm feeling very virtuous this week because I've made great progress on my WIPs for a...
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Quilted reward chart…

Today I made good on a promise...One of those jobs that I promised Hannah I'd...
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WIP Wednesday….

I haven't participated in WIP Wednesday for a little while, (mostly because it would be...
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Christmas Table Runner Final Measurements…

Did you think I forgot? Because I totally did heheheh... sorry 🙂 I've been slacking off...
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My Creative Space… An Ode to Tim…

My Creative this week was a little on the sombre side I have to admit....
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Wordless Wednesday…

Haha fooled you...You didn't actually think that I'd be capable of a wordless post did...
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WIP Wednesday…. {Finally!}

Shoot me now because I feel like I'm dying this morning! My 3 dear darlings...
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Tuesday Tidbits…

**  Is it really Tuesday again today?! I'm struggling to remember where the weekend &...
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WIP Wednesday…

Well so much for a bloggy break... haha. Too much to say - as usual...
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More July Bee blocks….

This week I've been fairly productive, despite being flat out busy with birthday celebrations &...
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Work in Progress Wednesday…

I've always really considered myself a 1-2 project at a time girl!Quite frankly I'm not...
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Nishan’s quilt…

Sheesh it's been a while since I shared a quilt on here...Probably because sewing time...
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Queen Bee…

The last couple of months I fell a bit behind with my bee blocks.Not cool.I...
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Bloggers Quilt Festival

It's Blogger Quilt Festival time again - YAY!Blogger's Quilt Festival, for those who may not...
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Project 52 – Abbie’s quilt finished

I've been so slack at posting my Project 52's of late that I've lost count...
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A Quilt for Miss Abbie…

At 7 months old my Miss Abbie is very definite at letting me know what...
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Bee Blocking out….

Well progress on my modern swap sewing machine cover has been slower than anticipated... I...
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Bee Blocking in… Part 2…

After I did yesterday's post on my bits and pieces bee... blocks, it occured to...
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Bee Blocking in…

January was my month for bits and pieces bee...I was at a bit of a...
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Rainbow wheel block – a tutorial

Thanks everyone for your kind encouragement of my Doll Quilt 10 quilt!! You all sure know...
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Project 52 – Week 7 & 8: Show & Tell Friday

Welcome to Show & Tell Friday!!  .... Wow week 8 already!! You may have noticed...
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Bee Blocking…

Phew it's got pretty heavy on here this last week or so, so as a...
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Goodies for my modern swap partner…

Yipee my modern swap partner has received her package. Now I can stop stressing that...
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Another house block….

This morning I was very blessed to have the opportunity to have a playdate with...
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More Busy Beeing….

My latest bee block for Tracy from my Sew & Bee-Happy bee....I had fun making...
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Ode to Claire….

During November I was lucky enough to have one of my very besties visit me...
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Busy bee-ing November…

One of my besties from my school days is coming to visit next Saturday for...
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Quilt Blogger Festival…

My mind is continually overwhelmed with the creativity demonstrated by many of the bloggers I...
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Drum roll please…….

Dadadadada..... ok I'm a bit sad LOL.... But here is my finished quilt-as-you-go top:Nothing like...
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Flying Geese block for October’s Sew & Bee-Happy

Well since my neighbour is currently walking my dog & my 2 year old around...
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Busy bee-ing…

A couple of weeks ago I decided I didn't have enough on my plate -...
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Airlee’s disappearing 9 patch is finished

Wahoooo... another quilt finished!! I started this last weekend, so I'm so amazed that I...
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Sew and tell Friday (on a Monday…)

Well a while ago I came across Amy's blog over at Amylouwho. I love the...
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finally… I got my camera out!!

Well... despite not blogging in over a month - whooops... it doesn't mean that I...
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My 1st Quilt

Well - I did it... YAY for me!!! I finally overcame my fear of cutting...