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 →

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Lucknow trip

Lucknow is the chikankari capital of India and I have been wanting to visit the city for a very long time.Family moving to Lucknow just gave me the right opportunity to pay the seat of nawabs a visit.So last Saturday, the kid and I set off on a journey to discover nawabi culture and tehjeeb.... Continue Reading →

My first table top

A few days back India completed its 65th Republic Day celebration and true to the colours I wanted to complete a project in saffron, white and green, some blue added... When I saw these lovely polka dotted hexies, Anjeanette's hexie tables runner came to mind. I promptly got the hexies and started the project. But... 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 πŸ™‚ I pounced at the opportunity but what could I... Continue Reading →

The Royal rug

ok ok I get it...this is not a rug ! I am just generally fond of alliterations! As part of a quilting challenge, I decided to use different fabrics and I thought a crazy quilt patch work would suit fine. All I planned was an assorted variety of fabric including velvet, brasso, upholstery fabric, synthetic... Continue Reading →

A wonderful week

As my househelp asked for a cloth for dusting, I quickly conjured up a dusting cloth by hand stitching bright hexies into a fat quarter and side stitching the fabric πŸ™‚ Love the brightness and contrast of colours. Next, I tried out a back pattern at it turned out just perfect with some machine embroidery... Continue Reading →

Hot pad with hand quilting

My hot pad is ready...a day after the actual event, after removing the machine quilting and redoing it completely in small stitches by hand and learning some bias binding method in the process of completion as well! But the important thing is that its complete and I love it. I tried hand quilting for the... Continue Reading →

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