What to send in a pouch swap!

Have you always wondered what to send in a pouch swap (beyond the designated pouch of course)? Well then, here is a little note to help you decide on the 'extras'. You can definitely send just the swap item, but where is the fun in that! Pouch Swap package So Step 1: Put a fair... Continue Reading →

Applique- a Magazine article

This year has been good in terms of magazine publications. Real happy to see my article 'Applique-an introduction' published in Quiltstories Magazine's newest issue. The article touches upon the various kinds of machine and hand applique methods pursued in different parts of the world. It is India's first Quilting magazine and am so super happy... Continue Reading →

Lemon Yogurt cake

When life gives you lemons, why not make a lemon cake!! This super lemony, tangy cake was real easy to make. If you want to make one for your family, please read the entire recipe before you start, especially the Notes section. Lemon Yogurt Cake Notes: I used juice of 2 lemons for the glaze.... Continue Reading →

Easy Chocolate Cake

Once a year the kid and I bake a chocolate cake with frosting! This special annual cake event comes in June on my husband's birthday. This year we used a new recipe to make a super moist layered chocolate cake. It was pretty good, if I may say so! Proof of the pudding(rather the cake)... Continue Reading →

My owl basket

These are stressful times and quilting remains that one wonderful hobby that keeps me sane when all around are losing their minds to fear and anxiety. It calms the mind, builds focus and best of all, produces a finished product at the end of the day. I learnt to make this cute owl basket in... Continue Reading →

A bird baby quilt

I have been wanting to make a bird quilt for a while. Of late, am loving animal quilts so much I want to focus on making a few right away. Pieced bird block This bird block was made as part of the monthly blocks with the Mumbai Quilting friends, tutorial shared by Sridevi from Shriscapes... Continue Reading →

Orange Marmalade Cake

Late Sunday night I suddenly had the urge to try some sweet dessert and having chanced upon this super glazy, delicious looking orange marmalade cake earlier in the week, it seemed like the perfect pick for a midnight snack. Am glad I tried the recipe and made a few chnages to suit locally available ingredients.... Continue Reading →

Reverse applique portrait

My aunt's birthday is in May and I was hoping to make her a beautiful portrait quilt. Of all the big and small projects I have in my WIP list, I am choosing this one so that the wall quilt is complete before her birthday. And who knows, I might finish it a little early... Continue Reading →

Cushions for Spring

I got these lovely solids from my neighbourhood fabric shop. All through March, I plan to slowly sew up some cushion covers for my family! As solids would look too pale for an Indian colourful household, I plan to make Sindhi Embroidery (Kutch embroidery), which is similar to the interlacing embroidery techniques. Tagging this to... Continue Reading →

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