Sunburnt Quilts

Quilts, Patchwork & Embroidery

Sew Cal Gal’s 2011 Christmas Quilt Show.

It is once again time for Sew Cal Gal’s Christmas Quilt Show. This is a wonderful showcase for many Christmas and Winter quilts from around the globe. Take some time to visit  Sew Cal Gal to see some great ideas and be inspired.  (Click on the link above.) Thanks, Darlene, for all the work you […]

Monkey Fun.

  This cute little guy is going to be a gift. I have just finished making him and now have to complete his sleeping bag. The pattern can be found over at Twins’ Knitting Pattern Mini Shop. There are some gorgeous softies over there! And some freebies. I have also been playing with these sweet […]

Going Green.

Quite accidentally, everything in this post is green. I only realised that when I was cropping the photos. We have a Magnolia Little Gem in our garden and there have been several flowers, but they have always been wind or rain damaged. It has been delightful to have one open when the weather has been […]


The stockings are nearly complete. Only the cuffs to go on. I have to wait a little for those as a friend is machine embroidering the names for me on to the cuffs. I have also been hard at work making another ribbon tree, same as the first.  There has a been a little tweaking. […]

Chocolate bears.

I am again joining in with  Melody’s Teddy Bear’s Picnic today.  I am going to sit down, put my feet up and enjoy a cuppa and a biscuit while I look through the posts. I am also linking with Marcia’s Minutes For Me – because that’s exactly what I am doing.  I am having some […]

Stitching Away.

No finishes, but some steady progress on a couple of projects. The ribbon trees are coming along quite well. After trialling a few fabrics I went back to basics and used a natural coloured linen for the background. The perle embroidery thread shows up well on this. I have finished the first one and now […]


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