Handpieced Mini quilt swap

Here is the mini quilt I will be taking you through today ! I love hand embroidery as much as I love English paper Piecing(EPP). A heartfelt thank you to @shoppershaz for giving me the opportunity to go back to hand quilting. EPP rather... It is such a destressing and enjoyable feeling. Once I started... Continue Reading →


The Old Man and His God: Sudha Murthy

I participated in a tote swap this January and Yes, sent my partner the Blue tote I blogged about a while back along with two coasters and a pouch. What I received was a lovely bright tote, a pouch and 4 books!! I was floored...my partner made the cut! I started with Sudha Murthy's Old... Continue Reading →

Tote swap

The tote is done and ready for shipping. I am really proud to see how I have improved since the last one --the stitches are even and neat, the size is perfect, the bag is stiff as required. Overall am glad of how it turned out so soon it will leave for its new home... Continue Reading →

A hand quilted bag

Last evening a friend, Kausalya made a wonderful pouch with ribbon embroidery. I absolutely loved the pouch she made and on being appreciated she set me up for a healthy challenge: If I made a bag in a day then the pouch would be mine 🙂 I pounced at the opportunity but what could I... Continue Reading →

A project Bag

I'd rather call it a quick finish and glad that it didn't join my list of WIPs. Of late, I have been completely engrossed in the granny square afghan as I set myself a personal target of 20 blocks a week. This week, we had a mid week holiday and as I finished my day's... Continue Reading →

Sashiko coasters in the makinhg

Sashiko is a Japanese stitch that comes in designs with repetitive trends and geometric patterns. Surprising how stitches are common across boundaries. In India, the same stitch is called 'kantha', a basic running stitch which is usually meant for floral motifs. Its predominant in Eastern India and one can find stoles, tunics and sarees beautifully... Continue Reading →

Back to school: The bug family

As thee school reopens after the summer, my little one wanted a napkin for school. He caught me drooling over some vintage embroidery designs at Feeling Stitchy for the July stitch along and promptly ordered for the same to be done on his napkin. I was also itching to try out some vintage hand embroidery... Continue Reading →

IMQG March 2012

The India Modern Quilt Guild is abuzz with activity. The March challenge was to make something using a plain fat quarter and a printed one. I made a cushion cover with a side printed and the other, plain white.... Later addition: With almost no access to the net for a few days, I realized how... Continue Reading →

Learning Kutch Embroidery

My love for Kutchi embroidery goes back to more than a decade !! Possibly more...when I was in school, even before my early teens, I had developed a special affection for this stitch...the interlacing always intrigued me in a nice welcoming way and over the years I have gone back to it again and again---learning... Continue Reading →

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